Roadmap for 14.04
Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Tue Nov 19 17:45:18 UTC 2013
On 11/19/2013 03:08 AM, Julien Lavergne wrote:
> 2013/11/18 Iberê Fernandes <ibere.fernandes at gmail.com
> <mailto:ibere.fernandes at gmail.com>>
> > Since the next release is a "all-you-can-fix" roadmap,
> maintaining it will
> > be IMO a waste of time. If you want to work on something
> specific, talk to
> > me by mail or IRC (gilir on #lubuntu).
> I agree it'll be a waste of time if we may be moving to LXQt on
> 14.10 cycle.
> Hence, does 14.04 has to remain LTS yet? I mean, should we drop the
> LTS idea for 14.04 once:
> - LXDE is dying;
> - we're missing devs and LTS would demand support together with the
> non-LTS releases.
> - LXQt seems to be not ready for 14.04
> I'm not sure it will be quite ready for 14.10 either (we have to
> change all the GTK applications to Qt version, it's quite a lot of
> work to test the integration of all of them). But with a 14.04 LTS, we
> can release a "not-so-stable-and-finished" 14.10 Qt version, because
> we still can advise people to keep 14.04. The goal also, is to focus
> on maintaining the LTS version, and development the Qt version until
> it's stable enough to completely switch to it. That should make the
> maintenance possible (1 version to maintain, 1 to develop).
> Julien Lavergne
This approach makes good sense to me. I agree, for what it's worth.
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