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Ubuntu sticking to six-month development cycle

Nov 24, 2010, 22:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A story in the Register speculated that Ubuntu would be dropping its six-month development cycle in favor of daily updates. If so, that'd be big news — but the word from Canonical is that it's not so.

"Ubuntu LogoGavin Clarke declared "Ubuntu is moving away from its established six-month-cycle and potentially to a future where software updates land on a daily basis." Clarke cited a statement from Shuttleworth during a conference call about needing to "release something every day."

"But according to Canonical, it's not going to be moving away from the six-month cycle anytime soon. Gerry Carr, director of platform marketing for Canonical, says it's about making it easier to get "cutting edge" versions of software for developers:"

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