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Target Date: August 14, 2013



All dates are referenced to 12:00 noon EDT.

For example, a deadline of March 15 should be interpreted as March 15, 12:00 noon EDT.

Early Tasks

These are long-lead early tasks that can be completed before the detailed release cycle.

Use "(/)" for the checkmark ((tick)) and "(x)" for the cross ((error))





Review Previous Build Release R2013a Process Notes

All (tick)(tick) 
Get updated legal statement/licenseSPHN/AN/ANeeded by Code Freeze.
Update sample scripts

Needed by App Freeze.

  • Write examples that demonstrate new functionality
  • Clean up all errors and warnings
  • Remove deprecated fields
Write draft Release NotesJJKP(tick)(tick)

Needed by App Freeze.

See Writing Release Notes

Update standard descriptive textSPHN/AN/A

Needed by App Freeze.

Will be used in User Guide, websites, release announcement.


Update info on public-facing websitesJJKPN/AN/A

Needed by Release Day.

See the list of sites. Update this list as well, if necessary.

Updated major sites before announcement. Minor ones can be updated a bit later.

Update release announcement contactsSPH(error)N/A

Needed by Release Day. Located here.

Put in order for additional iconsSPH(tick)(tick)

(if necessary)

Needed by Visual Freeze.

Configuration audits   PCA and FCA. New for Release 2015 based on NPR stuff.

For QA Complete (August 1)