New proposed release cycle for IcedTea-Web

Jiri Vanek jvanek at
Tue May 22 08:42:52 PDT 2012

On 05/22/2012 05:22 PM, Deepak Bhole wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> The past, IcedTea-Web releases have been rather sporadic and I would like
> to address this with a firm release cycle.
> I was thinking that from here on, we do a forced release every 4-6
> months, with branching happening 3 weeks before release.
> Whichever period we pick, the release date will be firm. The only
> exceptions allowed will be critical blockers/regressions. If features do
> not make it in before branching, they get pushed to next release.
> With 6 months, the next release will be on September 4th 2012.
> With 4 months, the next release will be on July 3rd 2012.
With 6months I will be able to finish SplashScreen, with 4 I'm afraid I will not finish it in time :(

> I had 6 months in mind initially, but given the pace at which things are
> moving, I think 4 is more suited in the short-term for the next 2-3
> releases.
So my suggestion here is 4-6 according to features :)


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