Release Process

Jens Luedicke jens.luedicke at
Wed Sep 22 17:48:42 CEST 2004

Hi ..

I don't like that idea. Especially when reporting bugs.

The bug-reporting luser has to say which version (s)he uses 
instead of a list of different components with different
version numbers. 

Just my 0.02 EUR.


On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 10:27:22 -0500, BluPhoenyx <quazar at> wrote:
> Just a user' perspective...
> Releasing the whole DE everytime may not be the best idea. This is/was the
> problem I have/had with the other big DE's. IMHO, the standard (or basic)
> pieces of the DE should have it's own release cycle and the other support
> applications can then follow as required/capable.
> Sure, my perspective is somewhat biased due to slower internet access speeds
> but I'm sure many other users have similar restrictions. This method might
> also require a more aggressive separation of base components but in the end,
> it would make adoption of XFCE4 much easier and installation of the standard
> DE more in-line with the skill level of your average user. Customization and
> addition of other components can/should always be done after the base
> environment is up and running.
> Cheers,
> Mike T.
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