[vtk-developers] announce: vtk 6.2.0 release candidate 1 is ready

Marcus D. Hanwell marcus.hanwell at kitware.com
Fri Feb 20 09:09:22 EST 2015

On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 4:47 PM, Sean McBride <sean at rogue-research.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:36:12 -0500, Marcus D. Hanwell said:
>>Why make more than one RC if there are no
>>critical flaws discovered?
> No disagreement there.  But if the 1 rc period lasts only 4 business days (it was announced late Monday), there's *insufficient time* to look for flaws.

Agreed, I have been really busy with other things and didn't
appreciate this. Hopefully we can extend it out a day or two - would
that offer enough time?
> VTK 6.1 was released 13 months ago.  Why the rush to declare 6.2 final?
These things are always a balancing act, and we would like to increase
the release frequency so that we avoid this 13 month cycles. Thanks
for your feedback, and all of your contributions to VTK.


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