[openstack-dev] [release][ptl] Deadlines this week

Matthew Thode prometheanfire at gentoo.org
Wed Jul 25 16:28:48 UTC 2018

On 18-07-23 14:20:59, Sean McGinnis wrote:
> Just a quick reminder that this week is a big one for deadlines.
> This Thursday, July 26, is our scheduled deadline for feature freeze, soft
> string freeze, client library freeze, and requirements freeze.
> String freeze is necessary to give our i18n team a chance at translating error
> strings. You are highly encouraged not to accept proposed changes containing
> modifications in user-facing strings (with consideration for important bug
> fixes of course). Such changes should be rejected by the review team and
> postponed until the next series development opens (which should happen when
> RC1 is published).
> The other freezes are to allow library changes and other code churn to settle
> down before we get to RC1. Import feature freeze exceptions should be requested
> from the project's PTL for them to decide if the risk is low enough to allow
> changes to still be accepted.
> Requirements updates will need a feature freeze exception from the requirements
> team. Those should be requested by sending a request to openstack-dev with the
> subject line containing "[requirements][ffe]".
> For more details, please refer to our published Rocky release schedule:
> https://releases.openstack.org/rocky/schedule.html

Final reminder, the requirements freeze starts tomorrow.  I still see
some projects trickling in, so this is your final warning.  Starting
tomorrow you will have to make a FFE request to the list first.

Matthew Thode (prometheanfire)
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