What are the release dates of Ubuntu 8.10.x

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 18:29:23 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 16:36 +0100, Francesco Fumanti wrote:
> Hello,
> Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > On Sun, 30 Nov 2008 15:07:09 +0000 "Alan Pope" <alan at popey.com> wrote:
> >> Hi Francesco,
> >>
> >> 2008/11/30 Francesco Fumanti <francesco.fumanti at gmx.net>:
> >>> Could anybody please tell me when the updates of Ubuntu 8.10 will be
> >>> released?
> >>>
> >> What makes you think 8.10 _will_ have a respin/update to the ISO?
> I assumed that every Ubuntu release had stable version updates like 
> GNOME. Thanks for telling me that it is only the case for the LTS releases.

GNOME doesn't get updated in stable releases.  Bugs are fixed, and
security issues are fixed.  If it seems necessary to update the version
on a package to accomplish those goals, then on a per-package basis,
this is decided based on the Stable Release Update policy, found at

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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