Hi, Kubernetes community!
🧊 Enhancements Freeze 🧊 began EOD yesterday, Friday 6th October 2023.
Enhancements for v1.29 stats:
▶️Enhancements opted-in for v1.29: 72
▶️Enhancements tracked for v1.29: 57
⏹️Enhancements removed from milestone after freeze: 15
Any KEPs that wish to join the v1.29 release must now have an approved Exception. Once approved, Enhancements will be entered into the tracking sheet by the Enhancements team. If you plan to submit an Exception request, please submit it as soon as possible.
📣 Important FYI 📣
Each release, we choose a handful of high impact features to be ✨ major themes ✨. You can nominate an enhancement to be a major theme by adding a comment to the v1.29 discussion on GitHub with links and a description of the feature. We kindly request that all SIG Leads and Technical Chairs participate in this collection!
Upcoming Key Dates:
01:00 UTC Wednesday 25th October 2023: Week 8 - Feature Blog Opt-in deadline[*]
01:00 UTC Wednesday 1st November 2023: Week 9 - Code Freeze
Tuesday, November 14th: Week 10 - Docs Placeholder PR deadline
Tuesday 5th December 2023 - v1.29 Release Date
[*]: Feature Blog opt-in announcement coming soon!
If you have any questions, please reach out to the Enhancement team at #enhancements or Release Team at #sig-release
v1.29 Enhancements Lead