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Re: Thinking about 0.98
On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Andrew Purtell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> - This is a call for an 0.98 major release in early October. Let's discuss
> first if that timeframe is reasonable, and then what can and should go into
> a new major release in this timeframe.
+1 on 0.98 coming on the heels of 0.96.

> - I have volunteered to manage this release. Let's discuss if there are
> concerns or objections to that.
> Assuming there are no objections, in a few days I will adjust target
> versions for 0.98 in JIRA, file any new issues as needed, and then post a
> summary here. I suggest looking at 0.98 through the lens of being the last
> release before the big 1.0 event. Therefore, what should go in are things
> that almost made the 0.96 cut, and "1.0 necessary" features that, first,
> should be in a 1.0 product, and, second, could benefit from one release
> cycle to bake. Once there is an 0.98 major release, I also suggest a
> regular train of minor releases like what Lars has done for 0.94. Also, I
> don't think it necessary to decide today if a 0.98 release should become
> the 1.0 release directly, we will always have that option. I suggest
> waiting to make that call until 0.98 releases are under test and fielded.

+1  I like the suggestion above that 0.98 is the likely 1.0.0.. or soon