Ubuntu Server page doesn't mention 10.10?

Robbie Williamson robbie at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 18 17:43:40 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-01-18 at 07:20 -0800, Monte Milanuk wrote:
> On 1/18/11 6:18 AM, John Pugh wrote:
> > On 01/17/2011 01:05 PM, Monte Milanuk wrote:
> >> So... providing technical specifications for a given release is a
> >> 'community' thing, not a job for the Server or Docs team as a routine
> >> part of the release process?
> >
> > Correct. These are community pages. It just so happens that a Canonical
> > employee updated it initially, but usually the community steps up to
> > update it. I made a few changes yesterday, but did not have enough time
> > to go through it in detail.
> >
> > These "technical specs" appear to be a listing of specific packages and
> > their versions which are readily available via packages.ubuntu.com so
> > I'm not sure of the usefulness?
> >
> I guess if someone was wanting to evaluate Ubuntu as an enterprise 
> choice vs. say RHEL, SuSE or other options, having a reasonably 
> up-to-date Server page with complete information would be something I 
> would expect.  I was under the impression that was where Canonical was 
> wanting to go with their Server version?  'Community' or no, I am a bit 
> surprised the company doesn't keep up their website a little better. 
> You might go to packages.ubuntu.com; I might go to DistroWatch and 
> compare various distributions/releases, and someone else might have 
> another way.  But neither excuses Canonical from keeping their .com site 
> up to date.

As painful as it is to admit, I agree with you.  We need to have better
documentation around Ubuntu Server...it's high on my list of things to
fix.  Thanks for the feedback.

-Robbie Williamson

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