On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 11:22:26AM -0500, Brian Lloyd wrote:
> - Zope 2.8 will include X3.0 (not X3.1)
> - The Z3 developers will have *no* extra burden or
> responsibility to support X3.0 beyond what they
> would normally do in the normal course of maintaining
> it for Z3-only applications. In other words, it is not
> the responsibility of Z3 devs to make sure Z2 tests
> pass, etc.
> - It *will be* the responsibility of the Zope 2 devs to
> make sure Z2 works with the version of Z3 bundled at the
> - In the next few days at most, after a few loose ends are
> wrapped up, we'll ask Andreas to make a 2.8 beta 1 release.
> While Jim still has a few things to do, people will be able
> to start using the beta for real work.
> - Anyone who cant wait for that can use the five-integration
> branch in SVN
Which is now as ready as we'll make it at this sprint. There are
still a few loose ends (in particular we may want to synch up a
few packages like zconfig and restructured text if it isn't too
difficult), though those ends are not strictly necessary for Five
> - As a community, we will work out how best to adapt the
> Zope 2 release process and schedule to that of Zope 3 going
> forward. We don't need to decide this immediately to continue
> to make progress on 2.8. I suggest an IRC meeting sometime
> soon to draft a proposal.
Thanks on behalf of the sprinters here working on this! I hope we
can all gather in the IRC meeting.
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