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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=head1 DEVELOPMENT RELEASE SCHEDULE
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5689416c 39This schedule lists the release engineers for at least the next
d29a1dbb 40four months of releases of bleadperl. If there are fewer than
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41four months listed as you make a release, it's important
42that you extend the schedule AND B<identify the next release engineer>.
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44Before adding a release engineer, you B<must> contact them and they
45B<must> consent to ship the release.
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47When shipping a release, you should include the schedule for (at least)
48the next four releases. If a stable version of Perl is released,
49you should reset the version numbers to the next blead series.
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51=head2 Perl 5.15
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53Release schedule (with release managers and code freeze points):
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55 2011-06-20 5.15.0 ✓ David Golden
56 2011-07-20 5.15.1 ✓ Zefram
57 2011-08-20 5.15.2 ✓ Ricardo Signes
58 2011-09-20 5.15.3 ✓ Stevan Little
59 2011-10-20 5.15.4 ✓ Florian Ragwitz
60 2011-11-20 5.15.5 ✓ Steve Hay
61 2011-12-20 5.15.6 ✓ Dave Rolsky (Contentious code freeze)
62 2012-01-20 5.15.7 ✓ Chris Williams
5ef3c22d 63 2012-02-20 5.15.8 ✓ Max Maischein (User-visible code freeze)
d6655a35 64 2012-03-20 5.15.9 Abigail (Full code freeze)
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66=head2 Perl 5.17
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008099e1 68 2012-04-20 5.17.0 Dave Cross
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69 2012-05-20 5.17.1 Zefram
70 2012-06-20 5.17.2 Jesse Luehrs
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71 2012-07-20 5.17.3
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73=head1 VICTIMS
74
75The following porters have all consented to do at least
76one release of bleadperl. If you can't do a release
77and can't find a substitute amongst this list, mail p5p.
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79(Please do not add any names to this list without prior
80consent of the Pumpking.)
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82Jesse Vincent <jesse@cpan.org>
83Leon Brocard <acme@astray.com>
84Yves Orton <demerphq@gmail.com>
85Ricardo Signes <rjbs@cpan.org>
86Steve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
87Ask Bjørn Hansen <ask@perl.org>
88David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
89Philippe Bruhat <book@cpan.org>
90Matt Trout <mst@shadowcat.co.uk>
91Florian Ragwitz <rafl@debian.org>
92Tatsuhiko Miyagawa <miyagawa@bulknews.net>
93Chris Williams <bingos@cpan.org>
94Zefram <zefram@fysh.org>
95Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avar@cpan.org>
69803ba9 96Stevan Little <stevan.little@iinteractive.com>
95483f2e 97Dave Rolsky <autarch@urth.org>
d6655a35 98Abigail <abigail@abigail.be>
656b40da 99Max Maischein <corion@cpan.org>
008099e1 100Dave Cross <dave@perlhacks.com>
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102=head1 AUTHOR
103
9e126ece 104Jesse Vincent <jesse@cpan.org>
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