i might not like the .next policy, but fedora was always best distro i had on hand. quality wise, i always forgave time slips without question.
Originally Posted by Delgarde
maybe they should simply adopt stable date for freeze and not so stable for release. aka. planned release day + 1 month period where it should be released with simple marketing "SHIPS HERE WHEN IT IS PERFECT!". that would definitely lessen delaying and provide reasoning for date range. well... unless people start targeting last day of grace period instead of first. i think main problem is only in the fact that date is specified and people expect that
Is it a major problem? Maybe not, but it's still a bad look. If you've been going for more than ten years and twenty releases, and have yet to put a release out on time - maybe, just maybe, your planning could use a bit of work?
Originally Posted by AdamW