[Qgis-developer] Stress about release plans
jonathanmoules at warwickshire.gov.uk
Tue Jul 22 04:21:56 PDT 2014
> > But is it working? I believe the point of an LTS is that each version is
> more stable
> > than the last and that there are no new features which in turn means no
> new bugs
> The question is simple: maintaining a stable branch costs (developr
> If someone will put the ncessary resources, I'm pretty sure nobody will
> All the best.
Fair point, but then I'd ask - what would the cost be? Is it not something
that can be covered by the current sponsorship given that a significant (or
maybe just significantly vocal ;-) ) portion of the community seems to be
interested in it? I've tried finding the financials for QGIS but failed;
are they online publically available?
And this also goes back to the other questions I asked - how do other Open
Source projects do it? I know GeoServer has no central pot and a much
smaller community yet maintains multiple branches (at least 3!).
Just throwing money at a problem won't necessarily resolve it in the most
efficient way possible. Knowing where it went wrong last time and how other
projects do it seems like a logical starting place.
Just my 2p,
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