Proposed release criteria revisions

Ashwin Mansinghka linux.pundit at
Tue Mar 29 03:01:13 UTC 2011

On 03/29/2011 08:26 AM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 18:07:24 -0700,
>    Adam Williamson<awilliam at>  wrote:
>> On Mon, 2011-03-28 at 23:41 +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>>> Added KDE there since it can currently block the release and is
>>> presented as an alternative installation option on the DVD.
>> So, here's my thinking on this. For all desktop criteria, change the
>> wording 'desktop' or 'default desktop' to 'supported desktop(s)', and
>> make it a link to a page or section of another page which defines the
>> currently supported desktops - which are GNOME and KDE.
>> thoughts?
> That sounds fairly future proof.

To really make it future proof a lightweight desktop e.g. LXDE (not just 
a spin) must be included as fully supported and as default desktop 
alongside the heavy weights.
Notebooks and tablets is the future.

with Regards,

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