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Re: long term support release



On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 16:47:49 +0100
Patrice Dumas <pertusus free fr> wrote:

> > If an "LTS" release doesn't guarantee stability and timely security
> > updates, it shouldn't be called LTS.  Maybe "Extended Support" or
> > "More Volunteer Updates".  But not LTS...  
> 
> The name is not the issue, as long as it is understood that it is a
> volunteer based project. It isn't in the fedora name, but fedora is a
> volunteer based project.

What earthly reason would you have to run some old code set, with not
even close to guaranteed updates, let alone timely ones, with little
man power behind it, and the opportunity to be ignored by most package
owners?

And why aren't those reasons satisfied with RHEL/CentOS which doesn't
have these problems?

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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