[TYPO3-core] Proposal for the upcoming Roadmap and LTS

Georg Ringer typo3 at ringerge.org
Wed Nov 7 09:34:49 CET 2012


Am 07.11.2012 09:27, schrieb Lukas Rueegg [RTP]:
> As I understand the point of the core team to reduce the number of
> actively maintained versions, I definitively vote for an LTS version
> from the agency point of view.

there is doubt that a new LTS will be there.

> I would like to emphazise: The customers are not
> primarily pushing towards new features, they want solutions. They don't
> care, if feature A or B is already here because if the needed task can
> be accomplished easily, they are happy and don't care about features at
> all.

of course. most of customers also don't care if it is TYPO3 or Fobar.
Features are needed by agencies to fulfill needs of customers. If there
is no new need, you don't need to update.

> We have roughly 60 active TYPO3 instances, all running the current 4.5
> LTS. Every year, some instances are added. If we would be forced to
> upgrade all these instances every 6 months, we would have to hire a
> developer just for this task. And someone would have to pay him, which
> -- in the end -- will be the customer.

no reason to update just because you can. I guess you won't do that for
extensions either.


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