On 08/05/2011 05:17 PM, Adam Young wrote:
> On 08/05/2011 03:29 PM, Dmitri Pal wrote:
>> Hello,
>> IPA 2.1 is getting close to its release so it is time to set some
>> expectations and explain our roadmap moving forward a little bit.
>> First it is planned to have couple bug fixing iterations on top of 2.1.
>> That translates into 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 milestones respectfully.
>> We do not plan to do any point releases after 2.1 on the same code base.
>> We will maintain this code for some time doing fixes and back porting
>> from the tip but we do not plan to have 2.2 release from it.
>> The next release will be a major release. It will be 3.0. There will be
>> two separate parallel teams contributing to this release.
>> One team is focusing on the cross kerberos trust effort and another on
>> the core enhancements effort.
>> There is not much overlap between the two so the tracking purposes it is
>> easier to create independent milestones for the two teams. The
>> milestones are named "Core effort" and "Trust effort" respectfully. Each
>> will have its own backlog - a general pool of things to do and then
>> individual iterations that are more or less aligned by the month
>> boundaries. We will try to deliver some meaningful features every month
>> but there is no guarantee that there will a build to play with every
>> month as a result of the particular iteration.
> Will either of these efforts include enhanced UI?  I can certainly see
> something for configuring cross domain trusts ending up under the
> policy tab.  I'm not too up to speed on what the Core effort is doing.
> The one concern I have is that the UI team is going to want to
> continue to refine what we already have.  Should it target either core
> or trust as the main place to develop against, or will we try to keep
> the UI base in sync with both trees?
There will be new panels in UI for either effort but stylistically and
conceptually the existing screens and approaches should act as the
guidance. If something drastically new comes up Adam or Endi will be

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Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Sr. Engineering Manager IPA project,
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