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Announcing 4.☔ LTS

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2018-04-01 04:55
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You may have read the recent announcement of CiviCRM 5.0 and its revolutionary new method of numbering CiviCRM releases.
 
Meanwhile, those who prefer greater stability can use the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases of CiviCRM.  LTS users won't be left behind in the version numbering progress, however.
 

v5.0: The littlest biggest increment

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2018-03-13 17:36
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During this coming April, you may notice something peculiar on the civicrm.org download page -- instead of 4.7.32, you'll see a jump up to 5.0.0. Does this mean that CiviCRM is finally implementing a personal voice-assistant to take-down Amazon Echo? Nope. Maybe it means open-season on changes, granting a general license to break backward-compatibility? Nope. 5.0 is boring. It's basically the same thing as 4.7. It's just a big number with a little change.

New year new LTS

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2015-11-12 16:07
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As we near the end of 2015 we also near the end of the 4.4 LTS. This has been the second LTS release and it has been supported by the LTS team for a little over a year - meaning 4.4 has been supported for over 2 years in total. However, as announced previously the intention is for 4.6 to be the next LTS and we are now announcing that formal LTS support for 4.4 will stop at the end of the Jan 2016.

CiviCRM 4.4.6 Release Candidate

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2014-06-24 16:15
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Good day, folks,

The CiviCRM Partners list recently discussed the topic of release-announcements and release-testing.  We'd like to treat 4.4.6 as a bit of an experiment to address two specific ideas about release-management: