LTS and release methodology

Alexander Jones alex at
Mon Jul 7 20:56:44 UTC 2008

2008/7/7 Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at>:
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 2:17 PM, Alexander Jones <alex at> wrote:
>> I'm still not following. In October, 8.04 would have been the "beta"
>> for an imaginary 8.10 LTS release for 6 months. You can happily ignore
>> the fact that the real, bleeding edge 8.10 is released.
>> No?
> 8.10 isn't released, though.  And 8.10 won't be an LTS.  Don't you
> mean 7.10 would've been the basis for 8.04?

Hence the "imaginary 8.10 LTS".

In October, 8.04 WILL HAVE HAD 6 months of testing and will be a
mature and stable platform to use. There is no need to waste a
development cycle.

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