Dapper to be delayed 6 weeks...

mitchthompson at satx.rr.com mitchthompson at satx.rr.com
Tue Mar 14 13:34:35 GMT 2006


Why would you have to do that?

You DO have /home on its own partition, neh?

----- Original Message -----
From: Frank Arnold <franka at svpal.org>
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 0:39 am
Subject: Re: Dapper to be delayed 6 weeks...
To: james at grayonline.id.au, Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-
users at lists.ubuntu.com>

> Very good.
> However, I hope that thiss time we will be able to upgrade from 
> the CD
> or somehow, raather that wwipingh aall our saved daaata in /home
> Frank Arnold
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 17:18 +1100, James Gray wrote:
> > From a ZDnet article:
> > http://tinyurl.com/m8v4n
> > 
> > "New versions of Ubuntu Linux have been released at a steady six-
> month 
> > cadence, but project founder Mark Shuttleworth is considering a 
> six-week 
> > delay to improve the reliability of an important new version.
> > 
> > The next version, called Dapper Drake, is due in April. It's the 
> first version 
> > that will have longer-term support commitments -- three years 
> for the desktop 
> > computer version and five years for servers, compared to 18 
> months for the 
> > current 5.10 'Breezy Badger version. 
> > 
> > Getting those features right is important, Shuttleworth said in 
> an e-mail on 
> > Friday. 'We will live with Dapper for five years -- so let's 
> give it a few 
> > extra weeks now so that it can be a real asset to the Ubuntu 
> project for the 
> > full duration of its lifespan,' Shuttleworth said."
> > 
> > Discuss at will, but don't shoot the messenger :P
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > James
> -- 
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