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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, February 25, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Message Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, February 25, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 API Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, February 25, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Dependency Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, February 25, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Feature Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, February 25, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Artwork and Bindings Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, March 4, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 1 Tagging and Release ===
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=== Wednesday, March 4, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 1 Tagging and Release ===
 
Beta is tagged. 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. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
  
=== Wednesday, March 11, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 2 Tagging and Release ===
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=== Wednesday, March 11, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 2 Tagging and Release ===
 
Beta is tagged. 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. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
  
=== Wednesday, March 18, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Documentation Freeze ===
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=== Wednesday, March 18, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, March 18, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 3 Tagging and Release ===
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=== Wednesday, March 18, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 3 Tagging and Release ===
 
Beta is tagged. 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. As soon as the tarballs have been confirmed to build and the Release Team thinks they meet enough quality it will be released
  
=== Wednesday, March 25, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Release Candidate Tagging and Release ===
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=== Wednesday, March 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, April 8, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Final Tag ===
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=== Wednesday, April 8, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, April 15, 2014: KDE Applications 15.04 Release ===
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=== Wednesday, April 15, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Release ===
 
Final release is released for general consumption.
 
Final release is released for general consumption.
  

Revision as of 15:34, 10 January 2015

DISCLAIMER: TEXT BELOW IS NOT YET SET. This disclaimer should disappear within a week or two.

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

Applications in 15.04 can be based on kdelibs4 or KDE Frameworks 5 at maintainers decission, basically we will release whatever is in master of the repository. Please make sure all your dependencies or people that depend on you are aware of your decision to not cause problems.

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, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Feature Freeze

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

Wednesday, February 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, March 4, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 1 Tagging and Release

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

Wednesday, March 11, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 2 Tagging and Release

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

Wednesday, March 18, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, March 18, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Beta 3 Tagging and Release

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

Wednesday, March 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 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, April 8, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Final Tag

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

Wednesday, April 15, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04 Release

Final release is released for general consumption.

Thursday, May 7, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04.1 tagging

Minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.

Tuesday, May 12 2015: KDE Applications 15.04.1 release

Minor release is released to the public.

Thursday, May 28, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04.2 tagging

Minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04.2 release

Minor release is released to the public.

Thursday, June 25, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04.3 tagging

Minor release is tagged and made available to the packagers.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015: KDE Applications 15.04.3 release

Minor release is released to the public.


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