LTS and release methodology

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Wed Jul 9 07:50:53 UTC 2008

2008/7/8 Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at>:
> 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
> hardy-backports.

Backports do not cut it. See my latest response to Matt Zimmerman.


	Krzysztof Lichota

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