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Re: long term support release



On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 09:54:43AM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 09:50:53 -0500
> Chuck Anderson <cra WPI EDU> wrote:
> 
> > Not really.  You have to wait ~6 months for the newest release to 
> > stabalize before upgrading to it, so that cuts down the maintained 
> > lifetime to only 6 months.
> 
> This is ridiculous BS that is self serving.  If everybody waited until
> release+6M to try it out, the "safe" date would become release+12M, and
> so on.  It's entirely a piss poor attitude and does nothing to better
> the project.

Shipping software in a stable Fedora release that upstream considers 
alpha-quality and not ready for production use contributes to a 
perception that the stable Fedora release itself isn't stable or ready 
for production.


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