[Qgis-developer] QGIS 1.0 Feature Freeze Begins
tim at linfiniti.com
Fri Sep 12 18:10:28 EDT 2008
Even better we should probably just go with Preview 1 which doesnt
imply too much about the alpha / beta / api frozen state and is
consistent with previous releases. I agree with your sentiment about
not calling it alpha.
2008/9/12 Düster Horst <Horst.Duester at bd.so.ch>:
> I would prefer 1.0RC1. 1.0alpha sounds that QGIS is in a very early stage of
> developement. But this is not the reality. Wide parts of QGIS are matured
> and there are a lots of bugs which are identified and will be fixed in the
> next weeks.
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Tim Sutton [mailto:tim at linfiniti.com]
> Gesendet am: Donnerstag, 11. September 2008 22:28
> An: Bishwarup Banerjee
> Cc: QGIS Developer Mailing List
> Betreff: Re: [Qgis-developer] QGIS 1.0 Feature Freeze Begins
> Hi All
> It looks like waiting is the general preference. Personally I think if
> we are going to wait for 1.0 final and do an interim release, that we
> should release it as 1.0alpha so that we dont imply the API is final.
> There may still be parts of the API that can be cleaned up and I would
> also appreciate the chance to give it another revision before we hold
> ourselves to it for a long time into the future.
> If folks are happy to have the release as alpha rather than beta, I
> would propose that the gui freeze remain in effect to give the doc
> folks a chance to get the manual updated.
> In order to have an alpha or beta ready for end of this month, I may
> skip some steps in the release checklist - in particular I propose we
> dont advertise the alpha / beta release widely.
> We could set a new proposed release date for QGIS 1.0 for end Oct?
> 2008/9/11 Bishwarup Banerjee <bishwarup.banerjee at gmail.com>:
>> because i think it always better to be late than leaving bad impression on
>> the targeted user.
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