Proposal to delay release of Precise Pangolin

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at
Wed Oct 19 15:22:41 UTC 2011

On 19 October 2011 10:58, Andrew Starr-Bochicchio <a.starr.b at> wrote:
> In this case, the LTS release will be after the  x.x.1 release of
> GNOME, but not by much. GNOME 3.4.1 is scheduled for April 18th [0].
> 12.04 is scheduled for April 26th, but the Release Candidate is
> scheduled for April 19th [1].
> Of course, this is mostly a moot point for Precise. It's still under
> discussion, but it seems like we're not going to have 3.4 in Precise.
> According to the desktop team list the plan seem to be to stick with
> 3.2.x.

My unscientific prediction is that we'll have at least half of 3.4 in
Precise. The question is more about how many and what specific apps we
want to hold back to 3.2 to focus packaging and bugfixing efforts for
the best quality by release time. Even in Oneiric's case, we held back
Totem (3.2 seems to require working 3D graphics), Epiphany (confusion
about whether new WebKit would be stable in time), and GDM (lack of

Jeremy Bicha

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