[Libreoffice-qa] 4.0 Test week/marathon Re: [...-qa] 3.7 bug hunt party ?

Cor Nouws oolst at nouenoff.nl
Thu Dec 6 04:26:34 PST 2012

Hi Petr, *,

Petr Mladek wrote (06-12-12 12:16)
> Cor Nouws píše v St 05. 12. 2012 v 10:53 +0100:

> Beta1 build is in progress. Linux and MAC packages are even already
> available at http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/pre-releases/
> I did some very basic testing yesterday and did not find any problem, so
> I am much more optimistic now ;-)


>> Still the natural behaviour of devs to do a lot of work, push late
>> and take some risks, should be closely watched ;-)
> I am afraid that we could not do much about this. We could encourage
> but this is natural behavior for most people.

Yes, natural behaviour of people is a known problem ;-)

> In fact, I want to say a big thank you to all developers. Of course,
> there was some pain. But after all this has been the easiest beta1 from
> my point of view in compare with older releases.

Great - thanks to all!

> I think that testing from Thursday 13 to Wednesday 19th is perfectly fine and
> beta1 state looks promising for it.

OK, will jump to it this evening.

>> Know that, but fail to read when freeze for RC1 is - or is that the
>> range Jan 7 - Jan 13, 2013 ?
>> That doesn't help much with strict planning of a QA event..
> Heh, it describes real life. We used exact dates in the past but there
> were delays of few days from time time. The typical proceeding is
> described at http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan#Dates. We
> are one day behind with beta1 so far.

I understand the process and why it works as it does....
Luckily we know now we will do the test with Beta1 and do not run into 
problems with waiting for RC2.

> I am looking forward to see the test week/marathon happen. Thanks a lot
> for organizing it.

You and we all deserve that attention. So I'm glad that I can contribute 
a little here.


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