[release] Release countdown for week R-28

Sean McGinnis sean.mcginnis at gmx.com
Fri Oct 25 02:10:20 UTC 2019

Welcome back to the release countdown emails! These will be sent at major
points in the Ussuri development cycle, which should conclude with a final
release on May 13, 2020.

Development Focus

At this stage in the release cycle, focus should be on planning the Ussuri
development cycle, assessing Ussuri community goals and approving Ussuri specs.

General Information

Please note that the Ussuri cycle will be slightly longer than past cycles
(30 weeks). In case you haven't seen it yet, please take a look over the
schedule for this release:


By default, the team PTL is responsible for handling the release cycle and
approving release requests. This task can (and probably should) be delegated to
release liaisons. Now is a good time to review release liaison information for
your team and make sure it is up to date:


By default, all your team deliverables from the Train release are continued in
Ussuri with a similar release model. If you intend to drop a deliverable, or
modify its release model, please do so before the ussuri-1 milestone by
proposing a change to the deliverable file at:


Upcoming Deadlines & Dates

Forum+PTG at Shanghai summit: November 4
Ussuri-1 milestone: December 12 (R-22 week)

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