Security releases: How long?
ben.bucksch at beonex.com
Wed Aug 1 01:23:21 UTC 2012
On 31.07.2012 16:20, Mark Banner wrote:
> As mentioned in Mitchell's original blog post
> about the changes, the plan is based around the ESR mechanism. If you
> re-visit the original ESR proposal
> it states: " The initial proposal would be to support a minimum of two
> ESR releases.". That would be ESR 10 and ESR 17
Ah, I see. I hadn't counted ESR 10, because that's long out.
> Before I go any further, there are absolutely no indications that the
> ESR will be abandoned after ESR 17. ... if Firefox carries on with the
> ESR, then TB will.
> ... Assuming ESR continues beyond 17, then the plan we have is
> sustainable beyond that, as it continues with the subsequent ESRs
Thanks. That sounds *very* different (much better) from the previous
(We just need to be able to plan, long-term - as users and developers.)
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