On Sat, 24 Aug 2019 at 13:58, Alan Mead <amead at alanmead.org> wrote: > > On 8/24/2019 12:49 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote: > > On Sat, 24 Aug 2019 at 01:09, Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming > <ceo at teo-en-ming-corp.com> wrote: > > Good afternoon from Singapore, > > According to the CentOS 8 build timeline, everything has been completed except release work. Does this mean CentOS 8 will be released soon? > > https://wiki.centos.org/About/Building_8 > > It means dealing with a ton of little IRQ's that built up over the > builds. There are all the updates which have gone out from Red Hat > since their .0. There are trying to find all the little nagging things > people find which someone will say 'Why didn't CentOS people actually > find this blaringly obvious problem I found in 30 seconds.. are they > all idiots?' which happens right after every release. And there are > the 'ok could we get this one more thing?' stuff which pile up also. > This happens in some every .0 release from 4 onward.. 2-3 weeks where > people wonder why stuff is being held from them... > > > No one called anyone an 'idiot.' > > Actually, I think several people (including myself) just don't know what "Release work" means or what it means that the wiki says that the release work is "Not started" > > So thanks for your unfriendly answer. It sounds like your speculation is that there might be a release in 2-3 weeks. > > I have had several people explain to me that my comments were out-of-place and out-of-turn. When I wrote them originally I thought I was going from experience of previous releases and thought I was being matter of fact. In rereading I realized I was crass and grumpy. My un-reserved apologies for that. I should have either not posted or waited, reread and rewritten. -- Stephen J Smoogen.