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THIS IS NOT OFFICIAL YET
 
THIS IS NOT OFFICIAL YET
 
THIS IS NOT OFFICIAL YET
 
THIS IS NOT OFFICIAL YET
 
 
 
Add your features to [[Schedules/KDE4/4.12 Feature Plan]]
 
Add your features to [[Schedules/KDE4/4.12 Feature Plan]]
  
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You can also add http://www.kde.org/releaseschedule.ics as remote calendar to korganizer so you always have the release schedule near you.
 
You can also add http://www.kde.org/releaseschedule.ics as remote calendar to korganizer so you always have the release schedule near you.
  
=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE 4.12 Message Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Message Freeze ===
 
All translated messages (GUI strings) are frozen on this date. Only previously untranslated strings or clear errors in strings can be fixed. No major new strings changes should be done. You cannot add new strings, if you really need one ask kde-i18n-doc for an exception. It is ok to remove strings.
 
All translated messages (GUI strings) are frozen on this date. Only previously untranslated strings or clear errors in strings can be fixed. No major new strings changes should be done. You cannot add new strings, if you really need one ask kde-i18n-doc for an exception. It is ok to remove strings.
  
=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE 4.12 API Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 API Freeze ===
 
To allow the bindings people to have proper time to do their work in preparation to the final release, the API should now be  fixed. Changing API is allowed, but commits have to be cc'ed to the kde-bindings mailinglist. This is including older APIs and newly introduced libraries/APIs.
 
To allow the bindings people to have proper time to do their work in preparation to the final release, the API should now be  fixed. Changing API is allowed, but commits have to be cc'ed to the kde-bindings mailinglist. This is including older APIs and newly introduced libraries/APIs.
  
=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE 4.12 Dependency Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Dependency Freeze ===
 
From this moment on it is not allowed to add new dependencies or bump dependencies versions. It is possible to get an exception for this. Post the patch to reviewboard and add the release-team as reviewer. We will check if the dependency is needed and is available on all platforms.
 
From this moment on it is not allowed to add new dependencies or bump dependencies versions. It is possible to get an exception for this. Post the patch to reviewboard and add the release-team as reviewer. We will check if the dependency is needed and is available on all platforms.
  
 
In other words: If you have a feature that requires a new dependency or a version of a dependency that is higher than currently checked for in the build system, you need to have committed this change before this date.
 
In other words: If you have a feature that requires a new dependency or a version of a dependency that is higher than currently checked for in the build system, you need to have committed this change before this date.
  
=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE 4.12 Feature Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Feature Freeze ===
 
Trunk is frozen for all feature commits. Only bug fixes are allowed.
 
Trunk is frozen for all feature commits. Only bug fixes are allowed.
  
=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE 4.12 Artwork and Bindings Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Artwork and Bindings Freeze ===
 
All artwork is frozen on this date. No new artwork should be added. Existing artwork can continue to be tweaked and fixed.
 
All artwork is frozen on this date. No new artwork should be added. Existing artwork can continue to be tweaked and fixed.
  
 
No new additions to the language bindings, except optional bindings as permitting by the kde-bindings team.
 
No new additions to the language bindings, except optional bindings as permitting by the kde-bindings team.
  
=== Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE 4.12 Documentation Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, November 6, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Beta 1 Tagging and Release ===
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Beta is tagged from trunk. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
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=== Wednesday, November 13, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Beta 2 Tagging and Release ===
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Beta is tagged from trunk. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
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=== Wednesday, November 20, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Documentation Freeze ===
 
No more changes to documentation or handbooks after this date. For typos, spelling and simple grammar changes you have to mail kde-i18n-doc for approval.
 
No more changes to documentation or handbooks after this date. For typos, spelling and simple grammar changes you have to mail kde-i18n-doc for approval.
  
=== Wednesday, November 6, 2013: KDE 4.12 Beta Tagging and Release ===
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=== Wednesday, November 20, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Beta 3 Tagging and Release ===
 
Beta is tagged from trunk. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
 
Beta is tagged from trunk. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
  
=== Wednesday, November 20, 2013: KDE 4.12 Release Candidate 1 Tagging and Release ===
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=== Wednesday, November 27, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Release Candidate Tagging and Release ===
 
The release candidate is tagged from the branch. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
 
The release candidate is tagged from the branch. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
  
=== Wednesday, December 4, 2013: KDE 4.12 Final Tag ===
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=== Wednesday, December 11, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Final Tag ===
 
The branch is frozen for final release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.  
 
The branch is frozen for final release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.  
  
=== Wednesday, December 11, 2013: KDE 4.12 Release ===
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=== Wednesday, December 18, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Release ===
 
Final release is released for general consumption.
 
Final release is released for general consumption.
  
=== Thursday, January 9, 2014: KDE 4.12.1 tagging ===
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=== Thursday, January 9, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.1 tagging ===
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
  
=== Tuesday, January 14 2014: KDE 4.12.1 release ===
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=== Tuesday, January 14 2014: KDE SC 4.12.1 release ===
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
  
=== Thursday, January 30, 2014: KDE 4.12.2 tagging ===
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=== Thursday, January 30, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.2 tagging ===
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
  
=== Tuesday, February 4, 2014: KDE 4.12.2 release ===
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=== Tuesday, February 4, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.2 release ===
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
  
=== Thursday, February 27, 2014: KDE 4.12.3 tagging ===
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=== Thursday, February 27, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.3 tagging ===
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
  
=== Tuesday, March 4, 2014: KDE 4.12.3 release ===
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=== Tuesday, March 4, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.3 release ===
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
  
=== Thursday, March 27, 2014: KDE 4.12.4 tagging ===
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=== Thursday, March 27, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.4 tagging ===
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
  
=== Tuesday, April 1, 2014: KDE 4.12.4 release ===
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=== Tuesday, April 1, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.4 release ===
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
  
=== Thursday, May 1, 2014: KDE 4.12.5 tagging ===
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=== Thursday, April 24 2014: KDE SC 4.12.5 tagging ===
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
 
A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.
  
=== Tuesday, May 76 2014: KDE 4.12.5 release ===
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=== Tuesday, April 29 2014: KDE 4.12.5 release ===
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.
 
A KDE minor release is released to the public.

Revision as of 20:48, 20 August 2013

Add your features to Schedules/KDE4/4.12 Feature Plan

All deadlines are due 23:59 UTC, but if you need a few more hours, notify someone from the release team.

You can also add http://www.kde.org/releaseschedule.ics as remote calendar to korganizer so you always have the release schedule near you.

Contents

Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Message Freeze

All translated messages (GUI strings) are frozen on this date. Only previously untranslated strings or clear errors in strings can be fixed. No major new strings changes should be done. You cannot add new strings, if you really need one ask kde-i18n-doc for an exception. It is ok to remove strings.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 API Freeze

To allow the bindings people to have proper time to do their work in preparation to the final release, the API should now be fixed. Changing API is allowed, but commits have to be cc'ed to the kde-bindings mailinglist. This is including older APIs and newly introduced libraries/APIs.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Dependency Freeze

From this moment on it is not allowed to add new dependencies or bump dependencies versions. It is possible to get an exception for this. Post the patch to reviewboard and add the release-team as reviewer. We will check if the dependency is needed and is available on all platforms.

In other words: If you have a feature that requires a new dependency or a version of a dependency that is higher than currently checked for in the build system, you need to have committed this change before this date.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Feature Freeze

Trunk is frozen for all feature commits. Only bug fixes are allowed.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Artwork and Bindings Freeze

All artwork is frozen on this date. No new artwork should be added. Existing artwork can continue to be tweaked and fixed.

No new additions to the language bindings, except optional bindings as permitting by the kde-bindings team.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Beta 1 Tagging and Release

Beta is tagged from trunk. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Beta 2 Tagging and Release

Beta is tagged from trunk. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released

Wednesday, November 20, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Documentation Freeze

No more changes to documentation or handbooks after this date. For typos, spelling and simple grammar changes you have to mail kde-i18n-doc for approval.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Beta 3 Tagging and Release

Beta is tagged from trunk. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released

Wednesday, November 27, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Release Candidate Tagging and Release

The release candidate is tagged from the branch. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released

Wednesday, December 11, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Final Tag

The branch is frozen for final release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013: KDE SC 4.12 Release

Final release is released for general consumption.

Thursday, January 9, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.1 tagging

A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.

Tuesday, January 14 2014: KDE SC 4.12.1 release

A KDE minor release is released to the public.

Thursday, January 30, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.2 tagging

A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.2 release

A KDE minor release is released to the public.

Thursday, February 27, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.3 tagging

A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.3 release

A KDE minor release is released to the public.

Thursday, March 27, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.4 tagging

A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014: KDE SC 4.12.4 release

A KDE minor release is released to the public.

Thursday, April 24 2014: KDE SC 4.12.5 tagging

A KDE minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.

Tuesday, April 29 2014: KDE 4.12.5 release

A KDE minor release is released to the public.


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