[QGIS-Developer] [Qgis-psc] QGIS 2.18 EOL approaching?

Nyall Dawson nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 14:59:11 PST 2019

On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 at 20:08, Tom Chadwin <tom.chadwin at nnpa.org.uk> wrote:
> OK, fine. I think "unsupported" is not the right term, and probably
> shouldn't be used in this particular case. It's an occasion when more
> explanation is probably required, in my opinion:
> "Although 2.18 remains the LTR until [DATE], no further bugfixes are planned
> for the QGIS2 branch. This is because the next LTR will be QGIS3.4. Bug
> reports raised against QGIS2 will no longer be investigated, so please test
> any problems you experience with QGIS3."

"no further bugfixes WILL BE MADE for QGIS2." ;)

Otherwise there's a chance this can be read as "we don't PLAN on any
bug fixes, but if something big happens, we may fix it".


> Something like that, anyway. I just don't like the possible implication that
> we are knocking off a month early, by no longer "supporting" the LTR.
> Thanks
> Tom
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