Re-evaluating Ubuntu's Milestones

Ian Bruntlett ian.bruntlett at
Mon Apr 9 06:46:39 UTC 2018

Hi Simon,

On 9 April 2018 at 02:46, Simon Quigley <tsimonq2 at> wrote:

> I am proposing that we get rid of the Alpha and Beta 1 milestones
> entirely, and we organize a monthly testing "week" (Tuesday through
> Thursday), which involves no archive freezes, no formally released ISOs,
> but testing of every product (community and Canonical) that is typically
> shipped as part of a final release (so including Desktop and Server).
> The goal would be to ensure that any issues are ironed out early on, to
> foster collaboration between people (Canonical, community, and everyone
> in between) regarding what's working and what isn't thus far in the
> cycle, and plans for the rest of the cycle (possibly via a short mailing
> list thread, something on the community hub, or whatever happens to work).

1. Knowing in advance when lubuntu testing is desired is very helpful to me.

2. Having a testing "week" is also very helpful because I do have other
demands on my time and this would make it easier for me to set aside time
for testing.



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