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Gallery2:Roadmap:2.2

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Proposed Roadmap for 2.2 Release

Goals for 2.2

  1. Shorter release cycle
  2. No major API changes
  3. Smaller codebase (minimal package < 1MB)
  4. Faster response time
  5. Improve usability
  6. Focus on Security

Schedule

  1. Release Candidate 1 - July 1st 2006
  2. Security Review - July 7th
  3. Release Candidate 2 - July 15th 2006
  4. 2.2 Release - August 1st 2006

Framework Changes

  1. Support forced module deactivation √ User:Bharat
  2. Implement Usability experts suggestions User:valiant
  3. Separate out language packs from minimal package
    1. Separate out language packs
  4. Improve performance
    1. Move features from Core -> individual modules User:Mindless
      1. "link" feature √
      2. upload types √
    2. Move file based caching into the database User:Bharat
  5. Delete navId support from urls User:valiant
  6. Minimum PHP version now 4.3.0 √

New Features

  1. Flickr style tagging User:Mindless
  2. Bulk watermarking User:valiant User:Mindless
  3. Downloadable Plugins User:Bharat
  4. Support for MSSQL database User:Birdman
  5. Autorotate based on EXIF data User:Joe7
  6. Ecard Plugin (original code from nicokaiser) User:Dmolavi

Non-Goals

  • We will not improve embedding support
  • We will not focus on increasing stability
  • No IPO (maybe in 2.3)

Community Goals

These are things that community members (those who are not yet part of the core Gallery dev team) are planning on working on for the 2.2 release

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