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Re: What Fedora makes sucking for me - or why I am NOT Fedora



On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 12:19 AM, Stephen Warren
<s-t-rhbugzilla wwwdotorg org> wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 11:57 PM, Stephen Warren
>> <s-t-rhbugzilla wwwdotorg org> wrote:
>>> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 11:49 PM, Stephen Warren
>>>> <s-t-rhbugzilla wwwdotorg org> wrote:
>>>>> Kevin Kofler wrote:
>>>>>> Jesse Keating wrote:
>>>>>>> Seriously, if we could actually just focus on bugfixing for our released
>>>>>>> trees, do the new package work in rawhide (and bugfixing of the new
>>>>>>> packages there), our released trees might actually stabilize outside of
>>>>>>> the heavy handed forced freezes during development.
>>>>>> But often it's impossible to fix some bugs without a version upgrade. For
>>>>>> example, the upgrade to KDE 4.1 in F9 fixed many bugs in 4.0.
>>>>> That's an argument for not having introduced the alpha/beta-quality
>>>>> release KDE 4.0 into Fedora in the first place.
>>>> And that's an arguement for turning Fedora into something useless.
>>> What, usable software is useless? You can't possibly argue that KDE 4.0
>>> was a good choice given the need to replace it with 4.1 so quickly.
>>
>>
>> First of all, these kind of discussions piss me off a bit, so if I
>> fail to be clear on something let me know and I will try to reexplain.
>>
>> I never send usable software is useless. I said changing Fedora in
>> that way would make Fedora useless. There would be no meaningful
>> differentiation between Fedora and other popular distros, and that
>> would render it entirely useless to the myself, and I would argue, the
>> Linux community. I see very little between what is being suggesting
>> and making Fedora "like Ubuntu". The community already has a "like
>> Ubuntu".
>
> So, if the idea of Fedora's differentiation is to keep throwing the
> latest stuff into the latest non-devel release essentially in order to
> always have the latest stuff, or close to it, what is the point of
> having releases - why not just have a completely rolling distro?

This is a non issue to me.

> Alternatively (to a rolling distro), we could increase the frequency of
> Fedora releases. It seems that the main reason people want the latest
> stuff thrown into Fedora $latest is because they don't want to wait for
> the next release in just 3 months time on average.


You keep saying this. Aren't the releases every 6 months?

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