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Re: a plan for updates after end of life



Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> On Feb 9, 2008 1:04 AM, Patrice Dumas <pertusus free fr> wrote:
> > "Updates After End of Life is a volunteer based project which aim is to
> > maintain packages after Fedora End of Life selected on a volunteer basis.
> > A package is available if there is a volunteer to maintain it. The packages
> > currently maintained are listed below. A volunteer may stop maintaining a
> > package, in which case it will be removed from the list. A whole branch
> > is discontinued when one of the packages that defines a minimal fedora
> > system isn't maintained anymore (a minimal system is defined as a system
> > with default and mandatory packages from Core and Base comps groups,
> > plus the kernel).
> 
> Here's how a read this:
> "We may close the whole branch at anytime.. be prepared"

What real use is that? The point of relying on some after-EOL-mainenance is
to be able to extend the life for some definite time.
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