Changes between Version 14 and Version 15 of ReleaseTimetable

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    33We have said that major releases will be on a 6 month schedule. Major releases may include new and updated packages, while minor releases will contain bug fixes and fixes for packaging problems. 
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     5== Second major release: 2009.4.x == 
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     7A 4 month schedule for the second major release puts us in September. 
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     92009.4.x will include GHC 6.12: 
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     11 * ~~[http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/libraries/2009-September/012598.html Determine decision model for packages]~~ 
     12 * ~~Determine number of packages to add. 0.~~ 
     13 * Upgrade package versions in darcs .cabal file: Feb 27 
     14 * Freeze for 2009.4.0.0: March 6 
     15 * Release for 2009.4.0.0: March 21, 2010 (during [http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell/2009-November/021723.html ZuriHac]). 
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    517== First major release, 2009.2.x == 
     
    1426 * ~~2009.2.0.2, Wednesday July 29 (8 weeks after .1, originally planned for July 13, delayed due to GHC 6.10.4)~~ 
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    16 == Second major release: 2009.4.x == 
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    18 A 4 month schedule for the second major release puts us in September. 
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    20 It is expected that this puts us before the first 6.12 release, and certainly before we could expect to have all maintainers update packages for 6.12. So it is expected that this release will use ghc-6.10.4 and only add/update other libs and tools. 
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    22  * Determine number of packages to add 
    23  * Determine decision model for packages 
    24  * Add new packages and test 
    25  * Freeze for 2009.4.0.0 
    26  * Release for 2009.4.0.0 
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    2829This remains to be decided.