[Qgis-developer] Release plans for QGIS 0.11.0 and on to 1.0

Martin Dobias wonder.sk at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 13:15:02 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 3:51 PM, Tim Sutton <tim at linfiniti.com> wrote:
> My idea was along these lines:
>  - on 1.0 release branch and maintain that as 1.x stable branch with
> branches for releases coming off that
>  - continue work in trunk to become the eventual 2.0
> If fixes are made to 1.x branch which can be ported to 2.0 branch (or
> vica verca) aply them manually, but I think we should proceed with 2.0
> work with no concern for the most part of maintaining API
> compatibility. It would be good to change the plugin API as little as
> possible but even that should not be an overwhelming constraint.

This plan sounds good to me!

Just one note: plugin API in QGIS consists or core and gui libs API,
QgisInterface instance and QgisPlugin interface which is subclassed by
plugins. So it's hard to speak about not breaking plugin API if we do
refactoring in QGIS libs...


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