[torquedev] 2.5 Release

Joshua Bernstein jbernstein at penguincomputing.com
Wed Jul 14 15:42:09 MDT 2010

David Beer wrote:
> Josh,
> Please see below.
> ----- Original Message -----
>> David,
>> I have no objections as our limited testing has been going well. 
>> Though my thoughts would just be around clearly posting a CHANGELOG
>> or something similar as to what actually has been changed or fixed
>> from previous versions.
> There is a README.array_changes file in the release (in fact it is in
> the beta, although it has been updated a little) and we will
> definitely post the CHANGELOG, probably in the email announcing the
> release. I believe that we have the CHANGELOGs for each release
> (including minor releases) posted somewhere on our website, but I
> know that doesn't replace the need for a community website.
>> In the past, we sometimes get this on post to the list, or if we're
>>  lucky a CHANGES file in the tarball, but ideally I'd like to see 
>> something posted easy a website. Again, I'm making a point for a 
>> community website here.

I thought they were on your website as well. Though I've yet to find 
them. I think I can speak for the community is saying that we're growing 
frustrated with the situation around this.

>> With the 2.5.0 release we have the opportunity to start fresh and 
>> start to make some improvements around policy.
> We know that we need a website, and we're working more on actually
> getting something out there. I can't give you a date yet, but I can
> tell you things are progressing better. How's that for
> politician-level clarity? Seriously though, we are hoping to have
> something soon.

I think I recall I brought this up at least over a year ago. Frankly at 
this point, I'm happy to setup the site myself and volunteer to manage 
it so as long as we as a developement team can agree to use it. The site 
would house roadmaps, changelogs, and even bug tracking all tied 
together! thoughts?


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