LTS status for Ubuntu flavours
amjjawad at gnome.org
Sat Feb 22 13:49:20 UTC 2014
On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 7:50 PM, Stéphane Graber <stgraber at ubuntu.com>wrote:
> Apparently I can't type... fixing the address of the release mailing-list.
> On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 10:43:01AM -0500, Stéphane Graber wrote:
> > Hey everyone,
> > First of all, sorry for getting to this so late, there has been a bit of
> > rotation in the TB since last time we went through this and I think
> > everyone forgot about that rather important part of a LTS cycle!
> > So for Ubuntu 12.04, the following flavours had LTS status:
> > - Edubuntu - 5 years
> > - Kubuntu - 5 years
> > - Xubuntu - 3 years
> > While not on the original list, Mythbuntu has also been participating in
> > all point releases so far and shortly after the 12.04 release switched
> > to being LTS-only.
> > As I said in another thread on the TB mailing-list, I don't think we
> > need to go through all the paperwork and meetings we did last time as I
> > believe all of those flavours showed they're capable of dealing with the
> > load of an LTS release.
> > So flavour leads of Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Mythbuntu and Xubuntu, can you
> > please let me know by replying to this e-mail:
> > - Whether you want LTS status this time around?
> > - How long will you be supporting the source packages which aren't
> > shared with Ubuntu itself?
> > If any other flavour is interested in LTS status for 14.04,
Yes, Ubuntu GNOME is interested :)
> > prepare a wiki page similar to this one:
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Edubuntu/12.04/LTS-Proposal
> > And get in touch with the Technical Board (separate thread please) so we
> > can review it and let you know our decision as soon as possible.
Well do. Working on it :)
> > Thank you!
> Stéphane Graber
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