Video review of 11.10
phillw at ubuntu.com
Sat Jan 7 19:31:47 UTC 2012
It's pretty close, but more a matter of man-power than the devs wanting to
go and do other things.
> Le 10/24/2011 04:55 PM, Pierre Gobin a écrit :
> > I wanted to react about the fact that Lubuntu 12.04 will not be a LTS
> > version. I think it is a really bad news. Is there really no chance
> > that Lubuntu 12.04 be a LTS version ? Is the work too hard to maintain
> > a version during 3 years ?
> Well, we don't really have the choice. Currently, I can't guarantee than
> we will have people to maintain Lubuntu during 3 years. 3 years, it's
> long, and we have barely enough devs to maintain current releases.
> Previous LTS releases were Ubuntu and Kubuntu, because they had enought
> devs on Ubuntu side (Ubuntu Desktop team and Kubuntu Team) and enough on
> upstream team (GNOME and KDE). There are also companies support which
> make easier the long term support.
> However, as 12.04 will be a LTS for Ubuntu, we will do our best to
> maintain as much as we can this release, as long as we can, but I can't
> ensure the 3 years support.
> I hope I answer your question.
> Julien Lavergne
On 7 January 2012 16:43, David Reimer <djreimer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I meant to add that as a comment, and have now. Anyone who is In The
> Know should feel free to correct the spin I put on things if my bit of
> rationale for "why no LTS" is wrong or misleading.
> On 7 January 2012 16:25, Phill Whiteside <phillw at vpolink.com> wrote:
> > Nice promo :)
> > Only quibble - 12.04 is NOT an LTS. (Anyone not logged in to all their
> > google apps can comment, it wanted me to log out of mine even though I
> > a you-tube account).
> > Regards,
> > Phill.
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