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Re: Stability and Release Cycles - An Idea



On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 07:54:31AM +0100, Tim Lauridsen wrote:
>>
>> So, over to the experts who actually build Fedora. Does the idea have merit?
>>
>>   
> This has been discussed many time on the list, the problem is that you  
> cant have it both ways, you cant have a LTS release with the latest and  
> greatest.
> The only way a LTS release make sence is to freeze the code, test, test  
> and test. And then backport security related fixes.
> RHEL/Centos does this well and Fedora does  the latest and greatest part.

It is untrue. You can have a distribution which begins with the latest 
and greatest but is gradually stabilizing. You didn't read this proposal, 
did you? It has been retired, but you saw the discussions, don't you?
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Pertusus/Draft_keeping_infra_open_for_EOL

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Pat


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