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Re: Feature proposal: Extended Life Cycle Support



On Sun, 05 Jul 2009 11:39:44 +0100, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org>
wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-07-05 at 12:03 +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
>> The CentOS project, or it's upstream, has a release cycle of
>> approximately
>> three years -not a steady release cycle of three years but that's what
it
>> turns out to be. This disqualifies the distribution(s) as desktop Linux
>> distributions, as desktops tend to need to run the latest and greatest
>> for
>> as far the latest and greatest lets them.
>> 
>> Does that make sense?
> 
> As a standalone observation, perhaps -- some desktop users often don't
> want old, stagnant code; they'd prefer the latest bells and whistles.
> 
> But it makes no sense when considered in conjunction with your apparent
> desire for an old, stagnant version of Fedora.
> 
> What makes you think it would be any different?
> 

As described on the Feature page, but if there's any specific questions
about the reasoning on there I'll be happy to answer those questions.

-- Jeroen


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