kde3 to 4 bugs transition policy?
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Sun Jan 13 21:46:05 GMT 2008
On So, 2008-01-13 at 14:42 -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Sunday 13 January 2008 14:25, Stephan Hermann wrote:
> > Hi Yuriy,
> > On So, 2008-01-13 at 13:15 -0500, Yuriy Kozlov wrote:
> > > Hello, happy 4.0!
> > >
> > > With KDE 4.0 out and many people's focus for hardy, I was wondering
> > > what the plan was for all the KDE 3.5 bugs in launchpad. There are
> > > about 1900 of them open, and it's now increasingly likely that many
> > > will never get fixed in 3.5 or even looked at. Many bugs are likely
> > > already fixed in KDE 4.0, and others will be fixed there and not in
> > > 3.5.
> > Who should not focus on KDE 3? We still have dapper with kde3 and this
> > is still supported until 10.2009, feisty, gutsy and hardy will have
> > support for 18 months, and kde3 is still in hardy. so there is no need
> > to migrate bugs or whatever. All KDE3 bugs are still valid and can be
> > resolved by a patch, a workaround or whatever.
> > So from a developers PoV there is a nogo for that...
> > kde4 packages are completly new and should be handled as different
> > packages. Bugs in kde4 packages are not likely in kde3 packages and vice
> > versa...
> I would suggest that marking KDE3 bugs "Fix Released" against KDE4 packages is
> appropriate once KDE4 is complete and mature enough that it's the default KDE
> for Kubuntu.
Well, I would say, that regarding the state of kde 4.0.0 this will be a
long way...and we need to support kde 3 from dapper at least until
2009...so we have time to fix all bugs ,-)
Regards and have a good night,
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