Any news on skype+pulseaudio+intel_hda_realtek ?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Feb 10 18:06:00 UTC 2009

On Tue, 10 Feb 2009 15:35:50 +0000 Scott James Remnant 
<scott at> wrote:
>On Tue, 2009-02-10 at 16:31 +0100, Markus Hitter wrote:
>> Undoubtly, efforts to avoid regressions are a very good thing. One  
>> possible solution is to offer the possibility to roll back to or keep  
>> the previous technology. Perhaps you want to have a look at other  
>> distros to get an idea on how they deal with this challenge:
>As far as I'm aware, there aren't any distributions doing 6-monthly
>releases that deal with this challenge.
>Those that do use longer release cycles, with more time for testing and
>bug fixing.
>(Indeed, the most obvious other distribution that performs a 6-monthly
>release - Fedora - is arguably even more bleeding edge and less
>conservative than we are!)
True, but Fedora is meant to be a bleeding edge distro that feeds into Red Hat's actual 
product.  For Ubuntu (at least historically) each relaease IS the product.

It sounds like we are evolving to a model of three Fedora releases followed by a RHEL release.  
If that's the case, I guess it just needs to be more clearly communicated.

Scott K

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