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Re: Bug #372011 (or: how we could help with anaconda beta tests)



On Mon, 26 Nov 2007 20:00:21 +0530
Rahul Sundaram <sundaram fedoraproject org> wrote:

> Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
> > 
> > Not exactly. Old releases of Red Hat Linux was supported much more time 
> > rather than Fedora now.
> 
> Release cycle is different from updates cycle and IIRC the last couple 
> of releases of Red Hat Linux wasn't supported much longer. Anyway the 
> point is that ~ 6 month release cycle was adopted from Red Hat Linux.
> 
> >> Answer lies in rest of the upstream software including GNOME which 
> >> follow this release schedule 
> > 
> > BTW, what else significant besides GNOME?
> 
> Time based releases? Openoffice.org, Xorg, Linux kernel ...

The kernel doesn't exactly have a time based release.  It's fairly
predictable as to when the next one will happen, but it doesn't follow
an explicit timeline.

josh


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