[kubuntu-users] Re: KDE 3.5.6 released w Kubuntu packages
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Sat Jan 27 21:16:54 GMT 2007
On Saturday 27 January 2007 16:06, Juergen Sauer wrote:
> Am Samstag, 27. Januar 2007 18:32 schrieb D. Michael McIntyre:
> > It's called a fork. Fork Dapper. Start your own distro.
> Dapper is advertized as LTS. This means Long Time Support.
> For 5 Years.
It was 5 years for servers, but 3 years for desktops which is what we are
> So it ist the releasmanagers duty to support the current line of KDE for
> this time range.
> KDE "WAS" Released officially for Dapper 6.06.01 LTS - refer to the
> release notice.
Yes. It was 3.5.2.
> > You want the latest KDE, Firefox and OO.o built on top of a core that
> > keeps as much of the old Dapper as possible? Go create it. Make it
> > available, maintain it.
> Kubuntu Team has to ! Definetively !
No they don't. The version of KDE with the LTS guarantee is 3.5.2.
> Or to fix every well known Problem of the already released KDE Packages !!
> I.e. the "logout Bug". (ksmserver crashes on logout if there are no optins
> for suspend/shudown/restart offered.... this is a most annoying BUG)
No, backport support is likely limited to security fixes.
> > Problem solved.
> Excuse me, Sir, I am not convinced.
> Nothing is solved. Problems are generated.
> KDE 3.5.5 is released für 6.06.01 LTS - also it must be bugfixed or
> upgraded !
The original Dapper release announcement says it's 3.5.2 that has LTS.
> On the other hand the whole kubuntu project will loose any respect and
> credits of the users. If there is no fix/follow up release the Kubnuntu
> project stumbles into a big trouble !
Whining will get you nowhere.
All that said, I would appreciate it if Kubuntu would build official, but your
LTS warranty is void, 3.5.6 debs for Dapper.
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