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edited by Thomas Mortagne
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23 23  
24 24  Note that all planned release dates are also entered in the Calendar on [[JIRA>>http://jira.xwiki.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=10000]].
25 25  
26 -= XWiki Enterprise 5.x [[Cycle>>dev:Community.VersioningAndReleasePractices]] =
26 += XWiki Enterprise 6.x [[Cycle>>dev:Community.VersioningAndReleasePractices]] =
27 27  
28 -* Theme: **Speed and Simplicity**
28 +* Theme: **Slick, Slim and Secure**
29 29  
30 -Mission: Improve XWiki's usage for new and regular users by improving Usability and Usage Speed in order to make XWiki simpler and faster both from a pure performance point of view and from are user interface point of view.
30 +Explanations:
31 +* Performance improvements across the board: page load time, scalability, activity stream rewrite, memory usage rationalization.
32 +* Introduce the flavor mechanism (as already discussed here) with the idea of removing the maximum of extensions from the base and be able to build a minimal, lightweight wiki, have a few flavors.
33 +* Slickiness achieved with things like new skin, syntax highlighting + autocompletion, easier rights UI and more.
34 +* Also spend time improving various security aspects, including the addition of Signed scripts.
31 31  
32 -Technical details:
36 +In short we’ve realized that XWiki has grown along the years and it’s becoming a bit heavyweight in various aspects. So the idea would be to focus on performances and ease of use to slim it down and ensure it’s kicking fast!
33 33  
34 -* Individual Feature Improvement from a Usability perspective including speed of access (real time updates, commenting in activity stream)
35 -* General Usability Improvements on XE for simplicity
36 -* Technical Rewrite of certain features (activity stream) for performance or architecture reasons
37 -* General Performance Improvement of XWiki (page loading, rendering time)
38 -* Bug Fixing in general
38 +Release dates for the 6.x Cycle:
39 39  
40 -Release dates for the 5.x Cycle:
40 +* 6.0: April 2014 (x)
41 +* 6.1: June 2014 (x)
42 +* 6.2: August 2014 (x)
43 +* 6.3: October 2014 (x)
44 +* 6.4: December 2014 (x)
41 41  
42 -* 5.0: --April-- May 2013 (/)
43 -* 5.1: --June-- July 2013 (/)
44 -* 5.2: --September-- October 2013 (/)
45 -* 5.3: --November 2013-- December 2013 (/)
46 -* 5.4: --January 2013-- February 2014 (/)
47 47  
48 -= XWiki Enterprise 5.4 =
49 49  
50 -* SOLR Search improvements - Owner: Marius:(((
51 -{{jira url="http://jira.xwiki.org" fields="type, key, status, summary, assignee" source="jql"}}
52 -labels in ("roadmap54") and component in (Search, "Search - Generic", "Search - Lucene", "Search - Solr")
53 -{{/jira}}
54 -)))
55 -* Multiwiki improvements - Owner: GuillaumeD:(((
56 -{{jira url="http://jira.xwiki.org" fields="type, key, status, summary, assignee" source="jql"}}
57 -labels in ("roadmap54") and component in ("Wiki", "{Unused} Workspaces", "{Unused} Wiki Manager")
58 -{{/jira}}
59 -)))
60 -* DM/EM improvements - Owner: Thomas + Marius:(((
61 -{{jira url="http://jira.xwiki.org" fields="type, key, status, summary, assignee" source="jql"}}
62 -labels in ("roadmap54") and component in (Extension, "Extension - Distribution")
63 -{{/jira}}
64 -)))
65 -* Scalable import/export + Confluence import - Owner: Thomas:(((
66 -{{jira url="http://jira.xwiki.org" fields="type, key, status, summary, assignee"}}
67 -XWIKI-9809
68 -XWIKI-9614
69 -XWIKI-9720
70 -{{/jira}}
71 -)))
72 -* Signed script implementation - Owner: Denis:(((
73 -{{jira url="http://jira.xwiki.org" fields="type, key, status, summary, assignee"}}
74 -XWIKI-9782
75 -{{/jira}}
76 -)))
77 -
78 -Here are also some JIRA issues that were raised as important (in this order of importance):
79 -
80 -{{jira url="http://jira.xwiki.org" fields="type, key, status, summary, assignee, note"}}
81 -XWIKI-9117
82 -XWIKI-500|Scheduler / Watchlist activity shouldn't add a version to the page. Huge xwikircs table and terrible performances when reading it.
83 -XWIKI-9292
84 -XWIKI-8757
85 -XWIKI-6348
86 -XWIKI-9677
87 -XWIKI-9831
88 -XWIKI-9659
89 -XE-1335
90 -XWIKI-9544
91 -XWIKI-7821
92 -XWIKI-9712
93 -{{/jira}}
94 -
95 -+ XWIKI-9156 which is confidential (security issue)
96 -
97 -== Proposed dates ==
98 -
99 -* 5.4M1: --6th of Jan 2014-- 8th of Jan 2014
100 -* 5.4RC1: --20th of Jan 2014-- --27th of Jan 2014-- 30th of Jan 2014
101 -* 5.4Final: --27th of Jan 2014-- --3rd of Feb 2014-- 5th of Feb 2014

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