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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: How we get there

Dec 23, 2009, 22:47 (1 Talkback[s])
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"What I want to talk about, though, is not the individual projects we're working on. I want to explain how the whole thing comes together, and what's happening behind the scenes to make 10.04 LTS different from other Ubuntu releases.

"Changing the focus

"Robbie Williamson, engineering manager for the foundations team, has captured the big picture in the LTS release plan, the key elements of which are: Merge from Debian testing

"By merging from Debian testing, rather than the usual unstable, we aim to avoid regressions early in the release cycle which tend to block development work. So far, Lucid has been surprisingly usable in its first weeks, compared to previous Ubuntu releases."

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