[Qgis-developer] Failing tests consider blockers

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Wed Feb 19 04:49:51 PST 2014

Hi Martin,

On Wed, 19. Feb 2014 at 18:32:39 +0700, Martin Dobias wrote:
> Agreed. If we decided to do time-based releases, let's do them as
> planned and not discuss the decision two days before the planned
> release...

Thanks, although I've already discarded my unfinished post after Marco's mail
> I think we should mainly reconsider which bugs should be marked as
> blockers. The current policy "every regression is a blocker" does not
> make sense to me. In my opinion a blocker is something that makes the
> software unusable for potentially large amount of users - in such case
> it makes sense to delay the release for few days (as an exception, not
> a rule).

Right, and that's was going to be my answer to Nathan's mail - discarded too :)

A blocker just needs to be severe - and that's about it.  It doesn't matter to
me if it's a bug in a new feature or a regression.


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