[Development] Proposal: let's change the release schedules a bit

Eike Ziller Eike.Ziller at qt.io
Wed Dec 7 09:06:30 CET 2022

I think one of the considerations of releasing March and Septemper was to have a chance to be considered for Ubuntu's April and October releases.
I'm not sure if I remember correctly, though, and also not if that had the desired effect (if it was a reason in the first place).

++ Eike

> Am 05/12/2022 um 12:40 schrieb Jani Heikkinen via Development <development at qt-project.org>:
> Hi,
> I am proposing a change to the our release "frame":
> Currently we are releasing new Qt minor releases in March and in September. This is working quite well, but it is forcing us to have a Feature Freeze always before holidays and that's lengthening the calendar time needed between the feature freeze and the final release.
> But if we would release minor releases in April and October, that would allow us to move FF also after the holidays: So FF for April release would be in January and FF for October release would be in August.
> Any opinions or objections?
> br,
> Jani
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