Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Mar 2009 22:15 UTC
SuSE, openSUSE Following in the footsteps of distributions like Ubuntu and Fedora, the openSUSE project has announced it will move to a fixed release schedule. However, contrary to the two aforementioned distributions, openSUSE will have an eight month release schedule. The new schedule was announced in an email by release manager Stephan Kulow.
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RE[2]: I don't get it!
by matej on Sat 7th Mar 2009 19:03 UTC in reply to "RE: I don't get it!"
matej
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I doubt that Ubuntu's "marketing" team will allow them to switch their schedule any time soon, because the ability to say they release every half-a-year is probably quite valuable to their image.


I'm not sure about that. Read this:

"He also pledged to deliver the next Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu, version 10.4, in April 2010 - unless, of course, Red Hat, Novell and Debian decide to co-operate on a synchronized release at a different time." (source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/05/13/ubuntu_linux_synchronizatio... )

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