[TYPO3-core] Proposal for the upcoming Roadmap and LTS
typo3 at t3node.com
Mon Oct 8 17:01:04 CEST 2012
On 07.10.2012 00:46 Michael Stucki wrote:
> I also think that 6 months of overlap
> are fair and absolutely doable. But if it turns out that people need a
> longer overlap, we might still adjust this.
As already argued after T3CON:
6 month to upgrade from 4.5 LTS to 6.x LTS looks short to me, because
* there might be a huge amount of instances in the wild, which are
targeted to upgrade only from LTS to LTS. This means higher workload in
the 6 month phase, additionally to the usual workload of new projects.
* we do not know yet, how smooth upgrades work.
* a delay of 6.x LTS will shorten this time frame.
So my proposal is to extend the lifetime of 4.5 LTS on demand. This
could be limited to security fixes.
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