Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Mar 2006 21:39 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Not too long ago Mark Shuttleworth proposed a delay of six weeks for the release of Ubuntu Dapper Drake. Today, after discussion within the community, the delay was approved and announced. "June 1st 2006 is the updated release date for Ubuntu Dapper, Desktop and Server editions, a delay of 6 weeks over the previous release date of April 20." More information in the release schedule.
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RE[2]: Still Keep Six Month Cycle
by mkone on Tue 21st Mar 2006 12:59 UTC in reply to "RE: Still Keep Six Month Cycle"
mkone
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Being supported for 5 years, does not mean they can not add features, or that they can only have another release after 5 years.

Whilst it is generally 'frowned upon' to add features, mostly for the instability that can cause, if your new features don't cause problems, then that is fine. Witness how SP2 for XP provided many new features. All you have to ensure is that your customers don't experience strange breaks in their setups because they have updated their systems. But then again, that hasn't stopped Microsoft before (again, see XP SP2).

Redhat supports its systems for 5 years, and releases every 18 months, which means they could have 4 systems being supported at any one time.

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