[maemo-developers] Backwards compatibility broken PR1.1 SDK

From: Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com
Date: Thu Jan 21 17:21:19 EET 2010
On Jan 21, 2010, at 3:54 PM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:

> On 21/01/2010 11:46, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
>>> For software and tools I agree.  But processes will be very different.  Maemo 
>>>> is not aiming for a release every 18 months, Debian is.
>> The "official" release time period is 24 months.
> There's no “time-based” release planned at all. What's planned (and for
> the moment not yet done) is “time-based” freezes, which is not the same
> thing. Debian releases ”when it's ready” (and usually late).

According to the DPL's talk last year at FOSDEM, there in fact is an informal time period between releases with a goal of 18 months and a maximum of 24 months. Both Etch and Lenny were within this time frame coming in at 22 months - so they weren't late. :-)

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