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=== March 17th, 2009: Soft Feature Freeze ===
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=== April 7th, 2009: Soft Feature Freeze ===
 
Trunk is frozen for feature commits that are not listed in the [[Schedules/KDE4/4.3_Feature_Plan | planned feature document]]. Only bugfixes and the code implementing the listed features are to be committed. The feature list also closes today.
 
Trunk is frozen for feature commits that are not listed in the [[Schedules/KDE4/4.3_Feature_Plan | planned feature document]]. Only bugfixes and the code implementing the listed features are to be committed. The feature list also closes today.
  
 
Features not already finished or listed on the planned features page will have to wait until KDE 4.4.
 
Features not already finished or listed on the planned features page will have to wait until KDE 4.4.
  
=== March 24th, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 Alpha 1 ===
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=== May 4th, 2009: Hard Feature Freeze ===
Trunk is frozen for Alpha 1 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
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Alpha 1 will be source only - without translations.
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=== March 31st, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 Alpha 1 ===
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Alpha 1 becomes available for general consumption.
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=== April 18th, 2009: Hard Feature Freeze ===
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Trunk is frozen for all feature commits, even those listed in the planned feature document. Only bug fixes are allowed. Binary compatibility for new API is not yet required.
 
Trunk is frozen for all feature commits, even those listed in the planned feature document. Only bug fixes are allowed. Binary compatibility for new API is not yet required.
  
=== April 21st, 2009: Message Freeze. ===
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=== May 5th, 2009: Message Freeze. ===
 
All translated messages (GUI strings) are frozen on this date. Only previously untranslated strings or clear errors in strings can be fixed. <b>No major new strings changes should be done.</b> 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. <b>No major new strings changes should be done.</b> It is ok to remove strings.
  
=== April 21th, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 Beta 1 ===
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=== May 5th, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 Beta 1 ===
 
Trunk is frozen for Beta 1 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed. The usual beta rules apply as soon as the Beta tarballs have been generated.  
 
Trunk is frozen for Beta 1 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed. The usual beta rules apply as soon as the Beta tarballs have been generated.  
  
=== April 28th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 Beta 1 ===
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=== May 12th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 Beta 1 ===
 
Beta 1 becomes available for general consumption.
 
Beta 1 becomes available for general consumption.
  
=== May 5th, 2009: Documentation/Handbook Freeze ===
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=== May 26th, 2009: Documentation/Handbook Freeze ===
 
No more substantive changes to documentation or handbooks after this date. Typos, spelling and simple grammar changes are permitted.
 
No more substantive changes to documentation or handbooks after this date. Typos, spelling and simple grammar changes are permitted.
  
=== May 19th, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 Beta 2 ===
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=== June 2th, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 Beta 2 ===
 
Trunk is frozen for Beta 2 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
 
Trunk is frozen for Beta 2 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
  
=== May 26th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 Beta 2 ===
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=== June 9th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 Beta 2 ===
 
Beta 2 becomes available for general consumption.
 
Beta 2 becomes available for general consumption.
  
=== June 9th, 2009: Artwork and Bindings Freeze ===
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=== June 23rd, 2009: Artwork and Bindings Freeze ===
 
All artwork is frozen on this date. <b>No new artwork should be added.</b> Existing artwork can continue to be tweaked and fixed.
 
All artwork is frozen on this date. <b>No new artwork should be added.</b> 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.
  
=== June 9th, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 RC 1 ===
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=== June 23rd, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 RC 1 ===
 
Trunk is frozen for RC 1 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
 
Trunk is frozen for RC 1 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
  
=== June 16th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 RC 1 ===
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=== June 30th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 RC 1 ===
 
RC 1 becomes available for general consumption. Incoming bugs will be reviewed for their severity. Additional release candidates will be created as needed.
 
RC 1 becomes available for general consumption. Incoming bugs will be reviewed for their severity. Additional release candidates will be created as needed.
  
=== June 23rd, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 ===
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=== July 21rd, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 ===
 
Assuming there is only one release candidate, trunk is frozen for KDE 4.3 tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
 
Assuming there is only one release candidate, trunk is frozen for KDE 4.3 tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
  
=== June 30th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 ===
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=== July 28th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 ===
 
KDE 4.3 becomes available for general consumption.
 
KDE 4.3 becomes available for general consumption.

Revision as of 18:08, 3 January 2009



         This schedule will be changed












KDE 4.3 is the third feature release for KDE 4. All dates given here are subject to revision, but we will try our best to stick to them if possible. The KDE Release Team is acting as the coordinator for the 4.3 release.

Contents

KDE 4.3

April 7th, 2009: Soft Feature Freeze

Trunk is frozen for feature commits that are not listed in the planned feature document. Only bugfixes and the code implementing the listed features are to be committed. The feature list also closes today.

Features not already finished or listed on the planned features page will have to wait until KDE 4.4.

May 4th, 2009: Hard Feature Freeze

Trunk is frozen for all feature commits, even those listed in the planned feature document. Only bug fixes are allowed. Binary compatibility for new API is not yet required.

May 5th, 2009: 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. It is ok to remove strings.

May 5th, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 Beta 1

Trunk is frozen for Beta 1 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed. The usual beta rules apply as soon as the Beta tarballs have been generated.

May 12th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 Beta 1

Beta 1 becomes available for general consumption.

May 26th, 2009: Documentation/Handbook Freeze

No more substantive changes to documentation or handbooks after this date. Typos, spelling and simple grammar changes are permitted.

June 2th, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 Beta 2

Trunk is frozen for Beta 2 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.

June 9th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 Beta 2

Beta 2 becomes available for general consumption.

June 23rd, 2009: 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.

June 23rd, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3 RC 1

Trunk is frozen for RC 1 release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.

June 30th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3 RC 1

RC 1 becomes available for general consumption. Incoming bugs will be reviewed for their severity. Additional release candidates will be created as needed.

July 21rd, 2009: Tag KDE 4.3

Assuming there is only one release candidate, trunk is frozen for KDE 4.3 tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.

July 28th, 2009: Release KDE 4.3

KDE 4.3 becomes available for general consumption.


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