[Libreoffice-qa] Major Release Checklist

Sophie Gautier gautier.sophie at gmail.com
Sat Dec 21 13:23:50 PST 2013

Le 21 déc. 2013 22:09, "Cor Nouws" <oolst at nouenoff.nl> a écrit :
> Joel Madero wrote (21-12-13 02:12)
> > And of course what I meant was minor release :-/ I always get those
> > confused but now I know, major.minor.micro
> >
> > That being said - for major (which only happens what...once every 2
> > years? I guess we can move bug hunting session as late as RC3, for minor
> > releases, I suppose RC1 will have to do and locales will just be out of
> > luck (which is unfortunate). That being said - maybe we can have a
> > "locale bug hunting session" immediately upon release that lasts 7 days,
> > any bugs found can be fixed in the first micro release.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> There is no or little difference between what we call major and minor.
> So I suggest to treat them the same.
> Then as for when to have a bug hunt session, I think the goal is to get
> _many_ people test early. Therefore I would suggest to do it _early_
> with beta1 or beta2.
> The l10n teams can ask people in their community to test the RC1 or RC2

RC1 doesn't contain all the translations as string freeze is due at this
time.  The only version we get to check our work is RC2.

> on l10n issues, so that those can be fixed in RC3.

Hum, RC3 is final so it's considering that we don't need to test l10n
versions. As you said bug hunting is to attract more people and I would
like to give this chance to NL projects too.
But I understand that testing versions before might be more important
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