Ubuntu needs a new development model

Martin Owens doctormo at gmail.com
Thu May 6 04:22:27 BST 2010


You mean "Publishing Model" not "Development Model"

There are people thinking about development models, economics,
community, tools etc and this thread is not about any of it.

Martin,

On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 18:44 -0400, Ryan Oram wrote:
> Ubuntu needs a change in direction. I propose that Ubuntu adopt a
> development model where only the core operating system, userland, core
> libraries, and desktop environment are frozen every 6 months. The
> applications would then be freely updated to the newest versions at
> all times. Package maintenance and support for the end-user
> applications would be provided by the developers themselves.
> 
> This new release system would be very similar to the semi-rolling
> release system I implemented (and tested) in infinityOS.
> 
> Thanks,
> Ryan Oram
> 





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