Hi Dan and everyone,

I added another wishlist item to the 3.3-beta list.  It was on the roadmap,
but not targeted in LP -- it is now, however:



On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 12:41 PM Daniel Wells <dbwe...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dearest fellow Evergreeners,
> After several months of quiet contemplation and tireless toiling by many
> members of the Evergreen community, it is past time for a brief message
> from me, your minimalist 3.3 release manager.
> First, as we enter this final trimester of the release process, it seems
> worth revisiting the originally proposed timeline:
> 2/20/19 - Feature freeze
> 2/27/19 - Beta release
> 3/20/19 - Release Candidate
> 3/27/19 - Final release
> Accordingly, we are now exactly two weeks away from our intended feature
> freeze date.  Please recall, however, that there is now a one week buffer
> between feature cutoff and the actual beta release, so if we reach the
> evening of 2/19, and a few extra days would make or break your feature,
> please do not hesitate to speak up.
> I've spent a few hours over the last several days looking over everything
> targeted at 3.3 in LaunchPad and trying to get a sense of where we stand.
> As of this moment, there are exactly 99 uncommitted tickets for 3.3.  I
> initially thought, "surely some of these do not have pullrequests," and
> while that proved to be true for 8 or 9 entries, inspection showed them all
> to be close enough to deserve their targets.  So, let's just say the 3.3
> release has great potential!
> Looking forward, and given the nearness of feature freeze, I want to
> encourage everyone to focus their energy for the next two weeks on our
> "Wishlist" tickets, as these are in the most present danger of being left
> behind.  As of this writing, there are 25 unclaimed Wishlist tickets hoping
> for inclusion in 3.3:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bugs?&field.status%3Alist=NEW&field.status%3Alist=CONFIRMED&field.status%3Alist=TRIAGED&field.status%3Alist=INPROGRESS&field.status%3Alist=INCOMPLETE_WITH_RESPONSE&field.status%3Alist=INCOMPLETE_WITHOUT_RESPONSE&field.importance%3Alist=WISHLIST&assignee_option=none&field.milestone%3Alist=86802&search=Search&orderby=title&start=0
> While the other 74 bugs for 3.3 are certainly welcome at any time, we will
> have exactly one month between feature freeze and RC to devote to the likes
> of these.  It is worth noting, however, that a good number of those 74 are
> officially "Undecided" in importance.  I did a pass through them all to
> pull out any which seemed like feature requests, but if you feel I missed
> something, please target accordingly.
> Finally, in looking over things already committed for 3.3, I am struck by
> a fair number of branches which are not flashy new features, but which
> nonetheless are necessary endeavors to keep Evergreen humming along.  I'd
> like to end this email with a special salute to those among us giving their
> time and attention to things like Ubuntu and PostgreSQL version changes,
> making sure it is something most of us never need to think much about.
> Thank you!  If you are not one who generally watches LaunchPad closely, it
> may be worth a few moments to peruse some of the committed 3.3 tickets to
> see these folks at work:
> https://launchpad.net/evergreen/+milestone/3.3-beta1
> Sincerely,
> Dan

Andrea Buntz Neiman
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Equinox Open Library Initiative
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