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Re: [GMG-Devel] Switching from monthly releases to bi-monthly (keeping m

From: Christopher Allan Webber
Subject: Re: [GMG-Devel] Switching from monthly releases to bi-monthly (keeping monthly meetings though)
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 13:50:03 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.92 (gnu/linux)

For the avoidance of doubt, by "biweekly" I mean "every other month",
not "twice a month". :)

Christopher Allan Webber <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi all,
> We've done some discussing on IRC and we tend to think that switching
> from a monthly to a bi-monthly release schedule makes sense.  As is,
> usually a release takes at least one week, then people are burnt out or
> whatever the next week, then we do some real work for the next two
> weeks, then it's back to scrambling over another release.  Our project
> is becoming bigger, which means certain features are also getting bigger
> and sometimes take longer to do.  I think we can have more exciting and
> productive releases by moving to bi-monthly releases, and everyone on
> IRC agreed.
> However, we'd like to keep the monthly contributor meetings, as those
> help maintain the "heartbeat" of the project at its current rhythm.
> This could be helpful too as it means that halfway through the release
> cycle we can get some good feedback on where we're at.
> Sounds good to everyone?  Looks like that's the direction we're heading.
> That means that this somewhat unexciting to announce in-transition
> release this weekend will also be skipped for the much-more-exciting
> release that's coming next month.
> Also, happy new year everyone!  2011 was awesome for MediaGoblin... but
> could 2012 be the year of the MediaGoblin federated media webtop? ;)
>  - cwebb
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