Over at KDEdevelopers.org, pipatas have aired some frustrutation over the latest version of (K)Ubuntu.
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A few weeks ago, Jonathan had asked me on IRC in passing why kprinter and KDEPrint 3.5.1 didn't work with CUPS-1.2. My reply had been like “CUPS-1.2 hasn't even released an alpha or beta tarball — w.t.h. does Ubuntu Dapper plan to include an SVN version of a piece of core software which has a yet unknown release date??” Of course, this is not Jonathan's personal field of work — Kubuntu just inherits the CUPS version and setup which the Ubuntu main developers decided for.