[scribus] The never-ending quest for a stable version

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 20 01:16:36 UTC 2011

On 06/19/2011 07:50 PM, Andrew wrote:
> On 20/06/2011, at 2:55 AM, JLuc wrote:
>> Le 19/06/2011 17:15, Peter Nermander a écrit :
>>> I think that one reason people are getting confused is that they are
>>> not aware of what "stable" means.
>> I think we get confused mainly because there is too big a time gap
>> between 2 stables.
>>> Stable means: No more features added, no functional changes, bugs
>>> will be fixed.
>> It would be better labelled "frozen" ?
>> JLuc
> Bugs will be fixed - but only until the next 'stable' version is
> released. Would that be correct?

No hard and fast rule. Typically it seems like bugs stop being fixed 
when there are no major ones, and the next future stable is getting good 
enough to use. Certainly when the new stable comes out there is no point 
in fixing bugs in the old version(s).


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