I talked to Ted and he said he should be good to cut a tarball for us
prior to the freeze. I'd say that anyone who wants to get on
backporting "safe" things should get going on it. Let's not worry
about any official sprint, let's just have people with the time do
what they can so we can give the go to Ted sooner rather than later.
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Alex Valavanis
> Hi Josh (et al),
> Any further thoughts about the timetable for the 0.48.3 release? Are
> we still on track for a release in time for the Ubuntu LTS feature
> freeze on 2012-02-16? (NB we'll probably need about a week for the
> Ubuntu packaging process after the 0.48.3 source package is released).
> There are only two remaining open bugs that are tagged for 0.48.3
> milestone[1,2]. Are we planning to backport any of the remaining
> "backport-proposed" bugs? Is it worth having a mini
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/819209
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/788560
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bugs?field.tag=backport-proposed
> On 2 January 2012 16:47, Josh Andler <scislac@...> wrote:
>> I would be happy to see us release a 0.48.3 before the next LTS. I
>> will also say that if there is any way we could get fixes for the 4
>> items tagged and not fixed for it as well as get the win32 devlibs
>> sorted so users on that platform could have tablet fun again, that
>> would be awesome. It really seems like the solution for the win32
>> devlibs may be looking into versions of all the libs that The GIMP and
>> MyPaint are currently using with working tablet support. We mainly
>> just need a win32 dev who has a tablet and a little time on their
>> hands to experiment.
>> On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 3:59 AM, Alex Valavanis <valavanisalex@...> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Any thoughts about when we're going to release Inkscape 0.48.3?
>>> Coming at this from an Ubuntu maintenance perspective, the next LTS
>>> release (12.04 - "Precise Pangolin") will hit feature freeze on Feb
>>> 16, so it would be great to update the binary-package in the
>>> Ubuntu-main repository before that date. Large numbers of Ubuntu
>>> desktop users could potentially end up sticking with it for a couple
>>> of years, so I think it makes sense to squash as many bugs as
>>> Does anyone else agree with releasing 0.48.3 in the very near future?
>>> Is there any reason to hold back?
>>> If we're going to do this, we'd need to release a source tarball by ~9
>>> Feb. We've already committed a fair number of bug fixes in 0.48.3,
>>> so it would probably already be useful to users in its current form.
>>> However, perhaps a two-week bug-squashing session would be nice before
>>> we go ahead.
>>> Best wishes,
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