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:"