[haiku] Re: Defining R1 Features (was Re: Will the WebKit browser be ready for Haiku R1 final?)

  • From: Ari Haviv <arielbhaviv@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 04:42:22 -0400

On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 4:17 AM, Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >> Release cycle should be every 6 months (+ or - 1 month).
> > > That's about the time span I had in mind too.
> [...]
> > > CU, Ingo
> > I don't want to upgrade that often. The only other OS around doing
> > 6-months cycles is ubuntu, and it does not look to work so well. I
> > must say I prefer a feature-based release cycle, with a list of
> > features to have (and not to have, eventually), and release when
> > that's ready. The cycles could be short depending on the feature set.
> > But I'd say a release every 2 years is still fine for most people.
>
> No one forces you to upgrade that often. Fact is, it's much harder to
> plan a feature set to be implemented in 2 years, than it is to plan one
> that can be implemented in 6 months. The longer your cycle, the more
> probable it is that you can't achieve it. It's also more rewarding for
> the developers to see their fruits being exposed more often, and
> earlier.
>
>
it's only a real problem if the upgrade breaks all your apps and drivers
every 6 months.

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