[Twisted-Python] Volunteering for Release Manager

Jonathan Lange jml at mumak.net
Tue Jul 14 03:59:07 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 8:07 PM, <glyph at divmod.com> wrote:
> On 07:54 am, jml at mumak.net wrote:
>>Hello all,
>>With some trepidation and a complete willingness to fail, I'm offering
>>my services as Twisted release manager, starting Tuesday next week.
> Hooray!
>>I have only two questions:
>>  - Am I accepted?
> By which I mean, "yes".  radix and exarkun have both dedicated some
> effort to making this release happen, and I'm sure we'll all continue to
> help you in this role, but there has been a discernable ... lack of
> enthusiasm for anyone to wear the official "release manager" hat.  We
> all appreciate your brave sacrifice.

Why, thank you. I can only hope it's something of a sub-prime doom.

>>  - Where do I begin?
> There is a ticket, <http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/3860>, which
> you will now find is assigned to you.

Rock and roll.

> Some work has already taken place to update the NEWS files on a branch
> for that ticket, which is the bulk of the work associated with the
> releases, but it's not complete.  Also, since this branch was made, some
> features have been added and some regressions fixed, so it should be
> merged forward.

I'll try to get started on this tonight.

Also, unless you object, I'll try to send weekly emails on the status
of the release until it's actually out.


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