Beta 8.10 released

Art Alexion art.alexion at verizon.net
Mon Oct 6 15:30:36 BST 2008


On Sunday 05 October 2008 7:09:04 pm Steve Lamb wrote:
> Nils Kassube wrote:
> > When there was still a KDE3 version available for 8.10, only few people
> > would test KDE4 and help improve the new version. In the end that would
> > take more time until KDE4 is usable (whatever you call usable). Therefore
> > I think it is reasonable to completely switch to KDE4 with Intrepid.
>
>     I've already shot this poor argument down 3 days ago.  It is not up to
> the KUbuntu developers to force people to test software.  It is up to them
> to provide a stable platform for their users.  Those who are willing and
> able to test are also willing and able to install it through an alternative
> install disc or their choice of apt tool post install.

I'm not sure you or I are in a position to say what the duties of the Kubuntu 
developers is or should be.  I can only say that I won't use Kubuntu Intrepid 
at all until the 4.1 PPA I occasionally log into works reliably.  

It would be sad if Kubuntu turned into a niche distro because of premature 
adoption of KDE 4.

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