[Development] Qt 5.9 feature freeze

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Jan 24 17:53:16 CET 2017

Em terça-feira, 24 de janeiro de 2017, às 08:29:42 PST, mark diener escreveu:
> Jani:
> Qt shipped 5.8.0. Qt Lite shipped. Nice Job.
> Maybe Qt should actually define "Feature Freeze" as the following:
> Qt will now FREEZE new development and task dev staff 100% for 2
> months to clean out all the bugs that are P2 important and up
> and get caught up on bug fixing.

We can't tell people not to work on something. But they can't push new 
development to the 5.9 branch. From the FF onwards, all changes to the 5.9 
branch are related to stabilisation and bugfixing.

New features can go to dev, which will be 5.10.

> At the end of 2 months, we will release 5.8.1 and then begin new
> development on 5.9 based on the bug fixed 5.8 branch.

Ah, no. That's extremely unlikely.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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