On Sun, 2005-11-13 at 11:26 -0500, Jim Fulton wrote:
> Stephan Richter wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 November 2005 10:48, Jim Fulton wrote:
> > 
> >>Chris McDonough wrote:
> >>
> >>>I suspect there's just some miscommunication about who is actually
> >>>supposed to make the branch.  I have just gone ahead and made it.
> >>>
> >>>But yes, now that there is one, the 2.9 branch is frozen for features.
> >>
> >>I wish you hadn't done that.  We shouldn't be making the branch until we
> >>get to beta. We can't get to beta until a lot more bugs are fixed.
> >> Everyone likes to work on new features, but we need to get bug fixed to
> >>actually make releases. I'm worried that we aren't going to make the
> >>time-based release schedule. The only leverage I can see is feature
> >>freezes.
> > 
> > 
> > Jim, I am really glad you wrote this comment. I was going to write a 
> > similar 
> > E-mail, but thought it would be out of line for me, since I am not involved 
> > in the Zope 2 development. 
> > 
> > If someone would have done that with Zope 3, I would have been pretty 
> > annoyed. 
> > Thus for Zope 3, if someone creates a release branch without discussing it 
> > with me first, then that person automatically becomes the release manager 
> > for 
> > that release.
> 
> Yup.
> 
> BTW, I'm sure Chris meant well.
> 
> Chris,
> 
> I appreciate that you were trying to help.
> I still wish you hadn't made the branch. :)

Yes, I predicted I'd be punished. ;-)  I don't understand why you would
want to wait to make a release branch until a beta.  What is the
rationale?

- C


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