5.0 Roadmap Update (was Volunteer "todo" list...)

Steve Lime Steve.Lime at DNR.STATE.MN.US
Fri Dec 1 13:15:45 EST 2006

I'm fine with continuing with other role Dan mentions unless someone
would like to do that.


>>> Daniel Morissette <dmorissette at MAPGEARS.COM> 12/1/2006 8:46 AM >>>
Tamas Szekeres wrote:
> Steve,
>> The silence on the release manager question is defening... ;-)
> I would want to impress a wish for a people who was able to
> the developer's activity for the sake of the cause (like Daniel did
> for the previous release)

I'll volunteer as release manager for 5.0 unless someone else wants to

take the job.

BTW, I see two management roles that needs to be filled for a release,

the release manager and the technical lead (for lack of a better

The release manager is the person coordinating the final steps of the 
release, from the feature freeze to the final release, and takes care
bugfix releases that follow, this is what I have done for previous 
releases and propose to do for 5.0 again

The technical lead is the keeper of the roadmap and the one who 
coordinates all work that leads to the feature freeze. At the time of 
the feature freeze the technical lead passes control of the current 
release to the release manager and starts thinking about the next 
release. I think this is what Steve has been doing for 5.0 for

Daniel Morissette

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