Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)

Florian Diesch diesch at spamfence.net
Fri Mar 1 12:06:37 UTC 2013

Am Thu, 28 Feb 2013 07:31:49 -0800
schrieb Rick Spencer <rick.spencer at canonical.com>:

> That means users could choose:
>  * The LTS release
>  * The rolling release updated daily or as frequently as desired
>  * The rolling release updated at least monthly

Neither of those choices fits my needs. I want new versions more
often than every 2 years, but I can't affort the time of monthly

I really like the 6 month cycle, and it was one of the main reasons
why I switched to Ubuntu in 2004. It keeps a good balance between
bledimng edge and stable working environmemnt.

Beeing a developer myself I see the burden that this cycle is for the
developers. But beeing a user I see it as one of the main features of

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