Ubuntu-devel-discuss Digest, Vol 35, Issue 54

Peteris Krisjanis pecisk at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 16:45:11 UTC 2009

2009/10/26 George Farris <farrisg at cc.mala.bc.ca>:
> On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 14:16 -0500, solaris manzur wrote:
>>           1. Re: cancel the 9.10 release... it is not ready (Markus
>>         Hitter)
>> I agree we should cancel it and deliver 9.12 in a week or so.. it is
>> better because it is the time and we still have bugs in kernel, when
>> changing icon set they are not well applied, ISO files are not well
>> mounted, some icons are lost from "main menu" which is actually a bug
>> since canonical just wanted to take icons off context menus and many
>> many more...
> I also agree.  There are some major high level functions such as ISO
> files that really need to be working well.
> For example I can't burn two copies of an ISO in a row, it doesn't
> work.
> Totem doesn't always play a custom DVD, whereas VLC and Mplayer work
> fine, maybe because there is no menu on it, not sure.
> Services has gone from System->Administration which after being there
> for a few years is not good at best.
> Icons in Apps and Places but not System.
> Empathy not being able to accept a connection until one turns off
> notifications.
> IMHO poor colours in GDM.
> Evolution displays a red circle with a slash through it for delete.  The
> rest of the world knows a trash can icon.
> All in all it just looks a little unpolished at the moment and the press
> will probably pick up on it.
> Now having said all this I want to give my heart felt thanks and
> recognition to all the people that have worked hard to get Karmic to
> where it is today.  It really is awesome, just needs to be left in the
> oven a little while longer.

George, I suggest you to report all these bugs and follow them
religiously and bug developers so they fix them. Next release is LTS
and we should get it in best shape as much as we can.

In a while, yes, Karmic has it's share of bugs, but it looks like
promising road to 10.04. Let's keep this spirit high :)


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