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Re: [DotGNU]Discussing future plans

From: David Sugar
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Discussing future plans
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2003 17:43:19 -0500
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I have found Monday evening as the most ideal time to announce a major 
release.  This assures it is a top item Tuesday morning for European viewers, 
and generally remains so by the time you roll back to the US.  However, I 
have done releases at any particular time, and have not found any time that 
was truelly that much more ideal than any other.

On Friday 03 January 2003 09:10, Gopal V wrote:
> Hi All,
>       So when do we conduct the meet-a-thon ? ... and when do I start
> firing away for the DotGNU offensive :-) ... Last but not least when
> do we release ? ..
>        Since everybody agrees that tomorrow is a bad day for releases
> (since Rhys is preparing for his Linux conf , I'm having a rest after
> the exams, Chris is busy with DGEE, and MDS status unknown....), we can
> rule that out..
> So which day do we release ?  ... and when is the meet-a-thon ? ... and
> how fast will the building of packages start ? .. I think the packaging
> might be easy with binaries as almost all project binaries are independent.
> I'm also looking at how the windows installer shapes up ... and pre-release
> testing on all platforms ... So I suggest that we freeze the tree few days
> before (On a tuesday) , test on all the platforms,  release on Saturday ,
> conduct the meet-a-thon on Saturday/Sunday ...
> And last but not least , I need some input from people working to see
> how the stuff can be adjusted.... It's a community effort and I would
> really like your opinion on this date ... (14th ?)..
> Gopal

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