From: Joel Madero <email@example.com>
To: Virgil Arrington <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, 27 June 2013, 15:43
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: any word about 4.0.4 portable coming out?
On 06/26/2013 05:45 PM, Virgil Arrington wrote:
This question makes me wonder, just why there are so many LO versions
and frequent new releases. I can't keep up, and I find myself torn
about upgrading. I want the latest and greatest, but I've had problems
with newer versions resurrecting old bugs.
I'm sure there's an overriding philosophy that has been adopted, but I
wonder if we might be better served with fewer new releases.
Apache seems to have taken quite the opposite approach with no new
releases of AOO since its 3.4.1. Perhaps something somewhere between
the two extremes might be nice.
One of our devs is going to do a bit about this after the EOL of 3.6 but
this chart should help:
also this might help a little,
There is a rationale behind our release schedule. Ultimately just
because the version is out, doesn't mean users have to upgrade, each
release has a purpose.
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