Proposed Release Plan changes

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at
Thu Aug 9 18:24:54 UTC 2012

On 09.08.2012 15:01, Mark Banner wrote:
>   * Stability, we don't have significant gecko changing under us every
>     six weeks, nor will we have large Thunderbird changes
>       o We don't have to do so much regression testing continuously
>       o There's a greater range of time where our changes can get testing
>       o Less risk of regressions that are found after each release, so
>         less likely to need the x.0.1 releases that we've been seeing
>       o Regressions that have been caused by gecko, don't necessarily
>         have to be fixed straight away before the next cycle, but can
>         be left to run a bit longer

Not having a firm incentive to fix regressions within a 6 week cycle can 
hardly be seen as a good thing, and will just lead to regressions piling up.

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