[sane-devel] [janitorial] Next release and "packing my bags"

Thierry HUCHARD thierry at ordissimo.com
Sat Nov 14 12:18:15 GMT 2020

Le 2020-11-14 12:31, Olaf Meeuwissen a écrit :
> Hi list,
> First, the schedule for our next release.
> Our previous one was on 2020-08-23, so in keeping with a roughly half
> yearly release pace, I figured 2021-02-14, a Sunday, would be a nice
> target date ;-)
> I have created a 1.0.32 milestone[1] to organize the release and will 
> be
> adding merge requests merged to `master` and issues that have been
> addressed since our 1.0.31 release some time soon.  If you're merging 
> to
> `master` from today on until the feature freeze, please add the 1.0.32
> milestone to the merge request as well as to any issues resolved by the
> merge.
> Feature freeze is on 2021-01-24, which is when the milestone starts.
> Code freeze is on 2021-02-07 and Release on 2021-02-14.
>  [1]: https://gitlab.com/sane-project/backends/-/milestones/5
> Next, "packing my bags".

Hi Olaf

What a loss for the sane project ....
In any case thank you for the quantity of work done.



> On 2015-09-11, I appointed[2] myself SANE Project Janitor.  That was 5
> years, 2 months and 3 days ago.  Since our 1.0.31 release, I have been
> thinking a fair bit about my involvement in the SANE Project and how it
> is keeping me from dedicating time to other things I'd like to pursue.
> I've finally made up my mind and will be leaving the project after the
> next release.
> # Probably on 2021-02-16 as that is 5 years, 5 months and 5 days after 
> I
> # appointed myself.  I have something with "special" numbers and on top
> # of that five is pronounced "go" in Japanese, so it's "go, go, go" ;-)
> If anyone is willing to step up as a next janitor of sorts or even just
> as a kind of "release manager", I'll be happy to help out with getting
> that person up to speed on things, insofar necessary.  If no-one steps
> up, I guess it'll be up to the current project members to sort things
> out amongst themselves.
> In parallel to working towards the 1.0.32 release, I will be going
> through the open SANE Project merge requests and issues assigned to me
> as well as any open issues I authored.  I also have a few handfuls of
> GitLab To Dos related to the SANE Project that I'll need to get Done.
> I wish to leave the project responsibly and with a clean slate.
>  [2]:
> https://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/sane-devel/2015-September/033796.html
> Hope this helps,
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