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=== Periodic Status ===
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== Periodic Status ==
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* Level of code completion status is show as a percentage under the ''Current Status'' section of the feature page.
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* Percentage completion does not reflect the level of unfixed bugs or that the feature has been fully tested.
  
# Feature pages should be updated to reflect the current status of the feature by the following milestones on the Release Engineering schedule:
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=== Feature Page Updates ===
#* Alpha freeze
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* Feature pages should be updated no less than monthly
#* Beta freeze
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* Feature pages should be updated to reflect the current status of the feature by the following milestones on the Release Engineering schedule:
#* For features not 100% complete--every two weeks after '''beta'' freeze until ''final development'' freeze
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** ''Feature Freeze''--features not 100% complete at Feature Freeze should be updated no less than every two weeks until ''Beta Freeze''
# At final development freeze all feature pages should be at 100% completion, and if necessary, the feature page adjusted to reflect everything completed (so as to reflect 100% completion).
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** Beta Freeze--all features should be 100% complete.  If necessary, the feature page adjusted to reflect everything completed (so as to reflect 100% completion).
# Feature Wrangler will send individual reminders and announcements to fedora-devel-announce list as necessary
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** Admon note--the FeatureList wiki page should be updated at Feature Freeze to state that Feature or Beta Freeze is in effect.
# A summary status for all the features targeted to a particular release will be collected on a summary page which references and briefly explains the feature.
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#* The Feature Wrangler will maintain this page.
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=== Overall Feature Status ===
#* This page will be located at: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/<release number>/FeatureList
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* A summary status for all the features targeted to a particular release will be collected on a summary page which references and briefly explains the feature
# Reminders to developers about upcoming feature deadlines will be sent to fedora-devel-announce@redhat.com
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** The Feature Wrangler will maintain this page
# Nag mail to developers with delinquent feature page updates will be emailed privately and shamed in a nice way on fedora-devel-list@redhat.com
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** This page will be located at: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/<release number>/FeatureList
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=== Development Reminders ===
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* Feature Wrangler will send reminders and announcements to [https://lists.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/Devel-announce] list as necessary.  All feature owners are encouraged to subscribe to [https://lists.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/Devel-announce].
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* Reminders to developers about upcoming feature deadlines will be sent to fedora-devel-announce@redhat.com
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* Nag mail to developers with stale feature page updates will be blind copied (bcc'd) on an email to fedora-devel-announce@redhat.com so that they receive a private copy of the email as well.  This is usual done as single email for all of the stale feature pages.
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=== Exception Process ===
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* Feature pages not meeting the specified status update guidelines will receive a reminder from the Feature Wrangler asking them to do so.
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* Feature pages which continue to reflect a stale status will be sent to FESCo to determine if the feature should continue to be listed as a feature of the release

Latest revision as of 15:33, 9 December 2011

Contents

[edit] Periodic Status

  • Level of code completion status is show as a percentage under the Current Status section of the feature page.
  • Percentage completion does not reflect the level of unfixed bugs or that the feature has been fully tested.

[edit] Feature Page Updates

  • Feature pages should be updated no less than monthly
  • Feature pages should be updated to reflect the current status of the feature by the following milestones on the Release Engineering schedule:
    • Feature Freeze--features not 100% complete at Feature Freeze should be updated no less than every two weeks until Beta Freeze
    • Beta Freeze--all features should be 100% complete. If necessary, the feature page adjusted to reflect everything completed (so as to reflect 100% completion).
    • Admon note--the FeatureList wiki page should be updated at Feature Freeze to state that Feature or Beta Freeze is in effect.

[edit] Overall Feature Status

  • A summary status for all the features targeted to a particular release will be collected on a summary page which references and briefly explains the feature

[edit] Development Reminders

  • Feature Wrangler will send reminders and announcements to [1] list as necessary. All feature owners are encouraged to subscribe to [2].
  • Reminders to developers about upcoming feature deadlines will be sent to fedora-devel-announce@redhat.com
  • Nag mail to developers with stale feature page updates will be blind copied (bcc'd) on an email to fedora-devel-announce@redhat.com so that they receive a private copy of the email as well. This is usual done as single email for all of the stale feature pages.

[edit] Exception Process

  • Feature pages not meeting the specified status update guidelines will receive a reminder from the Feature Wrangler asking them to do so.
  • Feature pages which continue to reflect a stale status will be sent to FESCo to determine if the feature should continue to be listed as a feature of the release