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5689416c 3=head1 STABLE RELEASE SCHEDULE
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5This schedule lists the projected or historical development and
6release schedules for the next, current and previous stable versions
7of Perl. Dates with all question marks will only be releases if
8deemed necessary by the Pumpking.
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5689416c 10=head2 Perl 5.16
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5689416c 12Code freezes (which happen in the 5.15.X series)
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14 2011-12-20 5.15.6 Contentious changes freeze
15 2012-02-20 5.15.8 User-visible changes freeze
16 2012-03-20 5.15.9 Full code freeze
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5689416c 18Release schedule (with release manager):
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1cd16d8a 20 2012-04-?? 5.16.0-RC0 Ricardo Signes
5689416c 21 ...(interim RC releases)...
d29a1dbb 22 2012-05-16 5.16.0 (final) Ricardo Signes
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24(RC0 will be released once we think that all the blockers have been
25addressed. This typically means some time in April.)
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5689416c 27=head2 Perl 5.14
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5689416c 29Release schedule (with release managers):
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5689416c 31 2011-05-14 5.14.0 (final) Jesse Vincent
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32 2011-06-16 5.14.1 ✓ Jesse Vincent
33 2011-09-14 5.14.2 ✓ Florian Ragwitz
f146d6cb 34 2012-0?-?? 5.14.3 Ricardo Signes
5689416c 35 ????-??-?? 5.14.4 ??
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5689416c 37=head2 Perl 5.12
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5689416c 39Release schedule (with release managers):
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41 2010-04-12 5.12.0 ✓ Jesse Vincent
42 2010-05-16 5.12.1 ✓ Jesse Vincent
43 2010-09-06 5.12.2 ✓ Jesse Vincent
44 2011-01-21 5.12.3 ✓ Ricardo Signes
45 2011-06-20 5.12.4 ✓ Leon Brocard
5689416c 46 ????-??-?? 5.12.5 ??
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5689416c 48=head1 DEVELOPMENT RELEASE SCHEDULE
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5689416c 50This schedule lists the release engineers for at least the next
d29a1dbb 51four months of releases of bleadperl. If there are fewer than
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52four months listed as you make a release, it's important
53that you extend the schedule AND B<identify the next release engineer>.
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55Before adding a release engineer, you B<must> contact them and they
56B<must> consent to ship the release.
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58When shipping a release, you should include the schedule for (at least)
59the next four releases. If a stable version of Perl is released,
60you should reset the version numbers to the next blead series.
61
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62=head2 Perl 5.15
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64Release schedule (with release managers and code freeze points):
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66 2011-06-20 5.15.0 ✓ David Golden
67 2011-07-20 5.15.1 ✓ Zefram
68 2011-08-20 5.15.2 ✓ Ricardo Signes
69 2011-09-20 5.15.3 ✓ Stevan Little
70 2011-10-20 5.15.4 ✓ Florian Ragwitz
71 2011-11-20 5.15.5 ✓ Steve Hay
72 2011-12-20 5.15.6 ✓ Dave Rolsky (Contentious code freeze)
73 2012-01-20 5.15.7 ✓ Chris Williams
5ef3c22d 74 2012-02-20 5.15.8 ✓ Max Maischein (User-visible code freeze)
d6655a35 75 2012-03-20 5.15.9 Abigail (Full code freeze)
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77=head2 Perl 5.17
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008099e1 79 2012-04-20 5.17.0 Dave Cross
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80 2012-05-20 5.17.1 Zefram
81 2012-06-20 5.17.2 Jesse Luehrs
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82 2012-07-20 5.17.3
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84=head1 VICTIMS
85
86The following porters have all consented to do at least
87one release of bleadperl. If you can't do a release
88and can't find a substitute amongst this list, mail p5p.
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90(Please do not add any names to this list without prior
91consent of the Pumpking.)
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93Jesse Vincent <jesse@cpan.org>
94Leon Brocard <acme@astray.com>
95Yves Orton <demerphq@gmail.com>
96Ricardo Signes <rjbs@cpan.org>
97Steve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
98Ask Bjørn Hansen <ask@perl.org>
99David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
100Philippe Bruhat <book@cpan.org>
101Matt Trout <mst@shadowcat.co.uk>
102Florian Ragwitz <rafl@debian.org>
103Tatsuhiko Miyagawa <miyagawa@bulknews.net>
104Chris Williams <bingos@cpan.org>
105Zefram <zefram@fysh.org>
106Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avar@cpan.org>
69803ba9 107Stevan Little <stevan.little@iinteractive.com>
95483f2e 108Dave Rolsky <autarch@urth.org>
d6655a35 109Abigail <abigail@abigail.be>
656b40da 110Max Maischein <corion@cpan.org>
008099e1 111Dave Cross <dave@perlhacks.com>
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113=head1 AUTHOR
114
9e126ece 115Jesse Vincent <jesse@cpan.org>
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