-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Hanno, thanks a lot for jumping on the Zope 2 boat. I can not think of any other person being better suited for the new Zope 2 releases than Hanno especially because the Plone and Zope 2 project will leverage from each other.
Good luck! Andreas Hanno Schlichting wrote: > Hi there, > > I was in too much of a good mood while having some vacation. So I > thought I need more work to do :) > > I'd like to step up as the release manager for Zope2 for the 2.12 and > 2.13 (trunk) releases. > > I've gotten an overwhelmingly positive response to this proposal from > the Zope Foundation board. The ZF board was discussing a general > release manager process. This discussion will become obsolete, should > nobody in the Zope2 developer community have significant objections > against my proposal. Unless there is a real need for it, the Zope > Foundation will continue to stay out of direct decisions on the > development process. > > Q&A > > Who am I? > > I'm going to assume everyone on this list knows me by now. Should you > have any questions, please feel free to ask. > > > You know this is Zope2 and not Plone? > > Indeed. I hope I have shown in the past, that I'm able to distinguish > between the two. And what is appropriate and sensible for Zope2 with > its many different consumers. Plone might be a major consumer of > Zope2, but it's not the only one. Since I only use Zope2 as a base for > Plone, I do have a certain bias. > > > Wait, you say 2.12 and 2.13, what about 2.11 and before? > > Sorry, I have to pick my playground. The non-eggified Zope2 releases > are very different in their release procedures. I find that process to > be tedious and no fun at all, so I'm not going to spent my free time > on it. Should nobody else step up to act as a release manager for > those releases, they will be unsupported. > > > Are you a new Andreas? > > Nobody can replace Andreas and the tremendous amount of time and > dedication he has shown. Personally I do not care about evangelizing > Zope2 or helping out end-users on mailing lists amongst others. So no, > I'm not going to do all the work Andreas did. I'm only here to help > out as a release manager, whose job it is to get stable releases out. > I do read the developers mailing lists and watch the bug trackers, I > don't read any users mailing list or see it as my job to fix or > respond to every bug anyone reports. > > > What about that Plone release manager position? > > I am currently the release manager for Plone 5. We have clarified the > overall roadmap for Plone 5, and we aren't going to work on any of the > formal release parts for the next 12 months or longer. The current > focus is on the Plone 4.x release series, where Eric Steele serves as > the release manager. So while I'm going to keep my post as a Plone > release manager, it currently doesn't involve any time commitments. > > > What about Zope 2.14 or beyond? > > Nobody knows yet. We will see once we get there. My formal commitment > is for 2.12 and 2.13. > > > Are you insane? > > Maybe a little bit. But seriously if anyone knows anyone else who > would be interested in this job, speak up. I haven't seen anyone else > since Andreas stepped down. And I happen to work for a company which > is 100% dependent on Zope / Plone for their income stream. While I'm > doing this in my spare time, I do have a very real need for Zope2 > releases. > > > I'm planning to make a 2.12.4 release on Easter Monday (April 5). You > have until then to ask questions and complain :) > > Hanno > _______________________________________________ > Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org > https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev > ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** > (Related lists - > https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce > https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ) - -- ZOPYX Limited \ zopyx group Charlottenstr. 37/1 \ The full-service network for your D-72070 Tübingen \ Python, Zope and Plone projects www.zopyx.com, i...@zopyx.com \ www.zopyxgroup.com - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ E-Publishing, Python, Zope & Plone development, Consulting -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (Darwin) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iEYEARECAAYFAkuzVyIACgkQCJIWIbr9KYxMtQCeMnG0GBG86Sk3QcTD5tGqfQYV E5oAn1amaO3AfN7rWfuOkBFPc+2m/kjQ =7iYf -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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