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Old 09-09-2011, 11:30 AM   #1
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LXer: Proposed: A Monthly Ubuntu Release Cycle


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There's been a proposal written today for a new Ubuntu release process. Under this proposed process, Ubuntu would abandon its traditional six-month release cycles in favor of monthly releases. Yep, once a month. The benefit of this proposal is that new Ubuntu features wouldn't be forced to land every six months but would land when the given feature is actually mature and ready. This is quite different from Ubuntu's current release process, but this proposal comes from Scott James Remnant, the former Canonical employee and Ubuntu Developer Manager.

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Old 09-09-2011, 12:01 PM   #2
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So it's not a rolling release, but a monthly release...oh dear god...
 
Old 09-09-2011, 12:33 PM   #3
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If they can't get things right after 6 months, how are they going to do it after one month?
 
Old 09-09-2011, 12:41 PM   #4
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Ubuntu users will flee their distribution in masses. Who wants to re-install every month because the upgrade didn't work?
 
  


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