OOo 2.1

Art Alexion art.alexion at
Thu Dec 14 14:29:08 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 13 December 2006 21:07, Bry Melvin wrote:
> --- Art Alexion <art.alexion at> wrote:

> > I doubt it will make it to Dapper of Edgy as the
> > versions are locked.  It may
> > make it to a backport repo.
> >
> businesses using Ubuntu/Kubuntu have no interest in
> any version but dapper. If Canonical is serious about
> "LTS" versions then we should probably see a version
> for Dapper. I can understand skipping Edgy but if they
> really want to keep the Business users that have moved
> over from Novell and Red Hat they need to keep the
> Office suite somewhat current,

Agreed, but it hasn't happened before, and I have been using [K]Ubuntu since 
Warty.  Kubuntu already dumped Dapper with the AmaroK updates -- not a 
business app, but one which Kubuntu was regularly updating until Edgy was 

> It's unsettling to see answers to problems with dapper
> answered by references to upgrading to a six month
> version. 

My upgrade to Dapper was disastrous.  I gave up a stable Breezy install for 
one where I can't get hal to work.  But I had to do it if I wanted to upgrade 
my apps to versions with fewer bugs.


Art Alexion

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