[development] Drupal 6 release schedule

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 21:52:37 UTC 2007

On 31 Jan 2007, at 22:34, Jeff Eaton wrote:

> Dries Buytaert wrote:
>> Hello world,
>> I'm mailing to talk a bit more about the Drupal 6 release  
>> schedule. Drupal 5 had a 3 month development period, followed by a  
>> 5 month code freeze.  For Drupal 6, I'd like to propose a 4 month  
>> development period, followed by a code freeze.  As with Drupal 5,  
>> the code freeze will be guaranteed to be at least 2 months to give  
>> module authors time to plan and catch up.  In practice, and  
>> depending on the state of Drupal core at the code freeze date, it  
>> might take more than two months to get things stable.
>> Sounds good?

> Is that 4 months starting today? Or 4 months starting 2 weeks  
> ago? ;-) The morning of June 1st as an official 'code freeze' date  
> would be easy to mark on a calendar...

Or we could freeze D6 on 6/6/6 instead of 1/6/6. :-)

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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