The roadmap and milestones define the project direction and priorities.
As developers on a hackable, flexible Vim, we're drawn to evermore new ideas; but the relevance and impact of the project hinges on our ability to balance exploration of the New with execution of the Now. If a feature doesn't advance the current milestone, it may be postponed.
There are release milestones and meta milestones ("buckets").
0.3, …) assign issues to production releases.
0.1.1and a bug-fix is assigned to the
0.2milestone, it does not mean users need to wait until
0.2to get the fix. The patch will be committed to the stable branch and released in
The primary goal of the
0.1 release ("first public release") is to reach a
stable, functional baseline that can be built upon and used as a benchmark for
further progress. Releasing a stable product to a larger audience will increase
feedback on potential "blind spots" and will signal the most effective
direction for the project.