Ubuntu release codenames links ?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Sun May 1 23:57:16 UTC 2005

On Sat, Apr 16, 2005 at 01:57:41PM -0700, Daniel Robitaille wrote:

> And in the Ubuntu world, I don't think it would make sense.  Right now
> Ubuntu provides 2 stable releases:  Warty (for the next 12 months),
> and Hoary (for the next 18 months).  And in 6 months, they will have 3
> stables supported releases (warty, hoary, breezy), with the
> yet-unnamed next version being the "unstable" version.
> So  a "debian-style" system of stable/instable/testing is not directly
> applicable.

That's true, but the primary reason that we don't do this is because it
causes surprising behavior when users use these names in sources.list.

 - mdz

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