Task #1432


release QA and coordination

Added by Florian Effenberger almost 9 years ago. Updated over 8 years ago.

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Especially before releases, during the alpha, beta and RC phase, release QA and coordination is important.

Release QA includes:

  • stress testing LibreOffice pre-releases (alpha, beta, RCs) on multiple platforms, x86 and x64 architecture, including Android viewer, Android Remote and iOS Remote
  • handle bughunting sessions on alpha2 beta2 RC1
  • checking MABs/critical or highly critical (as MABs will disappear)
  • keeping a continuous overview on the state and progress of LibreOffice QA for the upcoming releases as seen on its bug trackers, mailing lists, and other communication channels (e.g. IRC)

Release coordination includes:

  • coordination with native-language groups and marketing
  • coordinating with QA/Dev and marketing on top 10/5 new features
  • make sure UX/design are on time with deadlines
  • helping with translations of press releases
  • verifying that all bits and pieces are ready, including
    • release notes
    • feature lists
    • blogposts
    • someone to take care of social media
    • website
    • bugzilla
  • being on standby via IRC and e-mail for coordination
Actions #1

Updated by Sophie Gautier almost 9 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #2

Updated by Florian Effenberger over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed

Closing this one, as we now have Cloph, Jan and Italo for this, plus a new QA role coming up


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