[lsb-discuss] Time-based release for LSB 5.0 (sorta)

Jeff Licquia jeff at licquia.org
Mon Jun 13 07:27:44 PDT 2011


On 06/07/2011 03:20 PM, Robert Schweikert wrote:
> Confused, first you say "no planning" then you say "plan as in previous
> releases". These appear to be opposing statements.

Sorry, not clear.  I meant we need to plan for the "gotta do this time" 
stuff, and not necessarily for the others.

> IMHO we should go about it the following way.
>
> 1.) Make our list of priority 1 items that need to be in 5.0 or it's not
> worth releasing
> 2.) Prioritize a "nice to have list"
> 3.) Estimate the time it will take use to get all features in 1.) done
> plus some fudge factor to accommodate issues discovered along the way.
>
> After step 3 is done we have our target release date.

I suppose my question would be: this sounds like what we've always done 
before.  How does it make an on-time release more likely?


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