[vlc-devel] The case for 2.0

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sun Jan 8 01:26:47 CET 2012

On Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 01:15:48AM +0100, Pierre Ynard wrote :
> > > Major versions are about features rather than bugfixes.
> > 
> > And 1.2 does not bring enough features?
> Maybe, I'm just saying.

OK. I see your point: you are speaking beyond 2.0.

I think those are 2 separate issues...

> > The internet browsers decided to do a 6weeks release schedule. Not a 6
> > months one. Moreover, the longer we wait for releasing, the more long is
> > the stabilization period.
> Rather than trying to pin landmarks on an empty timeline, it would be
> better to plan what big features we want in the next version. The fact
> that this an opensource project driven by volunteers doesn't mean that
> we can't at least try to do this.

Well, the question is: do we set a timeline driven development, like
Ubuntu or a feature-driven one?

Best regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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