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

Pericles S. Nacionales naci0002 at UMN.EDU
Wed Dec 6 19:08:40 EST 2006

+1 on Steve as Roadmap Owner
+1 Daniel M as Release Manager

Carry on, gentlemen!


Steve Lime wrote:
> I'm fine with continuing with other role Dan mentions unless someone
> else
> would like to do that.
> Steve
>>>> 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
> syncronize
>> 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
> word).
> The release manager is the person coordinating the final steps of the 
> release, from the feature freeze to the final release, and takes care
> of 
> 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
> instance.
> Daniel

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