[ros-dev] Prelude to voting for the Testing Coordinator Roles
aleksey at studiocerebral.com
Mon Oct 17 11:34:40 CEST 2005
RC working without TC is a nonsense.
RC: "We release"
TC: "There are lots of bugs"
RC: "I don't care, release date is already set".
Does this look serious? I don't think so.
Indefinite delaying of the release due to bugs also shouldn't be allowed, if
bugs aren't blockers of course.
Before, I thought that RC and TC position could be merged, but now I don't
think it's good option - project is growing quickly.
Bytheway, can someone please point me how to find a thread with elections of
Release Coordinator? Our email archive doesn't support search, I tried
google, but didn't find it.
We usually had Release Engineer? Or is it just rename?
----- Original Message -----
From: "WaxDragon" <waxdragon at gmail.com>
To: "ReactOS Development List" <ros-dev at reactos.org>
Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 4:21 AM
Subject: Re: [ros-dev] Prelude to voting for the Testing Coordinator Roles
> The main issue from my standpoint is that the Release Coordinator
> should work with the Testing Coordinator. Brandon and I were trying
> to work with Robert to train another on doing releases, and when I got
> back that afternoon from shopping, RC1 was built and up on sourceforge
> with a rather large bug. Had we simply waited a day, we would have
> been able to ship an RC1 without that single bug. I just wanted us to
> look good.
> I think the TC is an important position that ReactOS needs, due to
> it's complexity. However, I have decided to no longer continue as TC,
> if I was even TC to start with.
> It's arguments like these that hurt ReactOS more than anything.
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