KDE 3.5.8

Sarah Hobbs hobbsee at kubuntu.org
Thu Sep 27 09:44:12 CEST 2007

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Hey Sebastian,

Wasn't sure if there was a point - but figured it might be better to
point it out, rather than going "oh, surprise!".

Had it been earlier, we would have grabbed a freeze exception for it -
it's certainly important enough.

Good luck on KDE 4 - it's starting to look good!


Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> Hi Sarah,
> On Wednesday 26 September 2007 07:03:21 Sarah Hobbs wrote:
>> Just a FYI, this will almost definitely miss Kubuntu Gutsy - but we're
>> aware that you guys don't want to push it earlier, either.
>> (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GutsyReleaseSchedule)
> It misses Gutsy by about two months (assuming that the Feature Freeze is 
> applying here). So I don't really see a point in pointing this out -- 3.5.8 
> might "miss" other distro's releases as well (prominently OpenSuse 10.3, I 
> suppose), we could have released it earlier, but there was no pressing reason 
> to do so. For the 3.x series we're in maintenance mode, and only flushing out 
> bugfixes that went into the codebase every so often, and that time span is 
> increasing. We do understand that it's nice to keep releasing the stable 
> version, but we really need to focus on getting KDE 4.0 release ready. 
> Working too much on the 3.5 branch steals focus there.
> Cheers,
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