The Benefits of a Regular Release Schedule
Dec 24, 2007, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tristan Rhodes)
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"I have recently read the announcement that Kubuntu 8.04 is NOT
going to be an LTS release, thereby deviating from the release
schedule of all the other Ubuntu variants. I believe that it would
be more beneficial to synchronize the LTS releases between the
official Ubuntu variants.
"First of all, Ubuntu needs to solidify its public image as much
as possible. This is even more important while it has such a small
mind-share in the overall technology market. Most computers users
have no idea what an LTS release is, and they could be confused by
mis-matched numbers. 'Why is Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and Kubuntu 8.04 not
LTS? Why is Ubuntu 8.10 not LTS and Kubuntu 8.10 is LTS...?'