[kubuntu-devel] Re: UDS Considerations for Kubuntu

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Thu Oct 13 23:03:05 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 03:43:27PM -0400, txwikinger wrote:
> KDE5? Wouldn't it be better to create a good stable product before 
> always running to new, instable versions?

Fear not, KDE Frameworks 5 isn't a rewrite a la KDE 4, it's a
reorganisation to make the libraries more modular but only small
ABI/API changes.  Applications will be largely unchanged.

> I think we have to rethink some things anyway. I believe we should have 
> stable versions as default, and bleeding edge in PPAs in order to be 
> able to choose what to use. FLOSS is to a big extend really about 
> choice. The non-technical user wants a stable solution, the technical 
> user is usually expert enough to work with PPAs.

Generally we do have stable versions by default.  Kontact is a problem
in this release.  Do you have anything else in mind?


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