[kubuntu-users] Re: OOo 2.1

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Thu Dec 14 19:12:24 UTC 2006

On Thu, Dec 14, 2006 at 11:37:27AM -0700, D. R. Evans wrote:
> Bry Melvin said the following at 12/13/2006 07:07 PM :
> > 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,
> > 
> > It's unsettling to see answers to problems with dapper
> > answered by references to upgrading to a six month 
> > version. 
> I have nothing to say except... I couldn't agree more.
> I sure hope that someone at Canonical reads this reflector.

The purpose of a long term supported release is to be stable, doing a
major upgrade of the largest package we have isn't compatible with

But if interest exists in doing backports for dapper, you should talk
to the backports team about having that happen.


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