[TYPO3-core] After the LTS is before the LTS

Ernesto Baschny ernesto.baschny at typo3.org
Sat Jul 26 22:39:36 CEST 2014


great feedback, nice discussions. We have been presenting the concept in
several places and situations, and discussed about the details in
different groups. Last details were discussed during the TYPO3 Code
Sprint in Stuttgart and we reworked the Blueprint to cope with the new


Please take a closer look at it, as we will start to vote on that pretty


Am 2014-06-23 23:09, schrieb Ernesto Baschny:
> Hi dear TYPO3 community,
> the TYPO3 CMS team is discussing about the release cycles of this
> product after the 6.2 LTS release. We learned from the past and wanted
> to improve the release process for everybody involved: developers,
> active contributors, agencies, customers. To allow everbody to
> participate actively in shaping the future of the CMS releases, we want
> to give the opportunity for everyone to join the discussion around the
> future of the TYPO3 CMS releases.
> Shortly after the 6.2 LTS Release the Active Contributors meeting in
> Nürnberg gave the team the opportunity to do a retrospective not only on
> the 6.2 release process, but also analyse the transition from 4.5 LTS to
> 6.2 LTS in general, and what happened in between. The reflection
> culiminated in the first ideas on how to proceed from now on. From the
> initial brainstorming we decided to sketch the new ideas in a conceptual
> study - in a blueprint. Since then the team has been improving and
> communicating about it.
> We are now eager to hear everybodys opinion on the new plan, as it might
> rise some questions. If you are actively interested in working with
> TYPO3 CMS in the next couple of years, have commercial or private
> interest in help improving the product, please consider take some time
> to think and tell us what you expect.
> During the TYPO3 Developer Days 2014 in Eindhoven it became clear that
> the TYPO3 CMS contributors are still alive and kicking and new ideas
> spreading. An active and vivid exchange with the TYPO3 Flow and Neos
> teams is happening. The motto "one family, two products" is the current
> tenor. We expect that TYPO3 CMS will continue getting improvements in
> the next few years, as long as there is still interest by the public and
> contributors working on it.
> Please read the Blueprint [1], form your opinion or question and post
> your opinion here on this thread. Your positive or negative feedback, or
> question or doubt is very welcome.
> Let's work on that together!
> Kind regards,
> Ernesto
> [1] http://wiki.typo3.org/Blueprints/Release

Ernesto Baschny
TYPO3 CMS Core Developer
Release Manager TYPO3 4.5 & 6.2 LTS

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