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This page contains the planned release schedule for Plasma Next. This schedule is our best guess at this point, in case the quality is not deemed good enough before the final release, it is subject to revision. All deadlines are due 23:59 UTC, but if you need a few more hours, notify someone from the release team.
 
This page contains the planned release schedule for Plasma Next. This schedule is our best guess at this point, in case the quality is not deemed good enough before the final release, it is subject to revision. All deadlines are due 23:59 UTC, but if you need a few more hours, notify someone from the release team.
  
=== Mon, 10th March: Soft Freeze ===
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=== Soft Freeze: Mon, 10th March ===
 
Codebase is closed for new, unplanned features. Only planned features and bugfixes are allowed in past this point.
 
Codebase is closed for new, unplanned features. Only planned features and bugfixes are allowed in past this point.
  
=== Tue, 1st April: Alpha 1 ===
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=== Alpha 1: Tue, 1st April ===
 
Alpha1 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
 
Alpha1 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
  
=== Thu, 1st May: Message & Hard Freeze ===
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=== Message & Hard Freeze: Thu, 1st May ===
 
Codebase is frozen for new features. Only bugfixes are allowed. (Exception: Features in Wayland-only codepaths, decided by Martin Grässlin). 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.
 
Codebase is frozen for new features. Only bugfixes are allowed. (Exception: Features in Wayland-only codepaths, decided by Martin Grässlin). 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.
  
=== Fri, 9th May: Beta ===
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=== Beta: Fri, 9 May tagging, Tue 13 May 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
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Beta is tagged from trunk
  
=== Tue, 27th May: RC1 ===
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=== Beta 2: Thu June 5 tagging, Tue 8 June release ===
RC1 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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Beta is tagged from trunk
  
=== Thu, 29th May: Artwork freeze ===
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=== Release Candidate: Thu 3 July tagging, Tue 8 July release ===
All artwork is frozen on this date. No new artwork should be added. Existing artwork can continue to be tweaked and fixed. Changing the default wallpaper is allowed past this date.
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All artwork is frozen on this date
  
=== Tue, 10th June: Tagging Plasma 2014.6 ===
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=== Final Release: Thursday July 10 tagging, Tuesday 15 July release ===
The branch is frozen for final release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
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The branch is frozen for final release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed.
 
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=== Tue, 17th June: Plasma 2014.6 Final ===
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Final release is released for general consumption.
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Revision as of 13:22, 13 May 2014

This page contains the planned release schedule for Plasma Next. This schedule is our best guess at this point, in case the quality is not deemed good enough before the final release, it is subject to revision. All deadlines are due 23:59 UTC, but if you need a few more hours, notify someone from the release team.

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Soft Freeze: Mon, 10th March

Codebase is closed for new, unplanned features. Only planned features and bugfixes are allowed in past this point.

Alpha 1: Tue, 1st April

Alpha1 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

Message & Hard Freeze: Thu, 1st May

Codebase is frozen for new features. Only bugfixes are allowed. (Exception: Features in Wayland-only codepaths, decided by Martin Grässlin). 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.

Beta: Fri, 9 May tagging, Tue 13 May release

Beta is tagged from trunk

Beta 2: Thu June 5 tagging, Tue 8 June release

Beta is tagged from trunk

Release Candidate: Thu 3 July tagging, Tue 8 July release

All artwork is frozen on this date

Final Release: Thursday July 10 tagging, Tuesday 15 July release

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


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