Release counter for F9

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Mon Mar 31 07:56:02 UTC 2008

Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Jon Stanley wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 8:22 AM, Nicu Buculei 
>> <nicu_fedora at> wrote:
>>>  A first thing would be, IMO, to define when we start counting. I see 
>>> two
>>>  possible scenarios: either from a certain number of days in advance (30
>>>  days sounds plausible) or from the Release Candidate.
>> The problem with starting this far out is that we're still not
>> entirely sure if we're going to slip the release date or not, based
>> upon the slips that we've had so far in the schedule (we've lost about
>> 2 weeks to slips thus far).  We're trying like hell to release on 4/29
>> as planned, but there's a (not so) small chance that won't happen.  It
>> would look fairly bad to "turn back the clock" when/if we slip.
> This is why we probably should escalate this to the right level and get 
> an advice (as good as it could be made, we all know delays may happen 
> even in the last week) about the date.
> I believe ReleaseEngineering is the proper entity to ask about this, do 
> we have anyone here connected to it?

CC'ing rel-eng.


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