LTS and release methodology

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Jul 8 09:28:12 UTC 2008

On Tue, 8 Jul 2008 10:38:01 +0200 "Krzysztof Lichota" 
<krzysiek at> wrote:
>Additionally, ship _newer_ versions of important apps to LTS releases,
>so that continuity is kept. If LTSx release contains OpenOffice 2.2
>and new version 2.3 appears, port it to LTSx, so that when version
>LTSx+1 appears with version 2.3 and 2.4, they will be able to
>transition smoothly by using version 2.3 (assuming it works for them).

For this we have Backports.  There are many Intrepid packages already in 

Scott K

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