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Re: Fedora and the System Administrator



On Tue, 2003-09-30 at 19:50, David Chait wrote:
> > I dont expect that this will be any different for any of the Linux
> > companies and volunteer orgs (Debian) in the coming years. Everytime
> > there is a new Debian, the security volunteers say they will only
> > maintain the old release for 6 months and there is great wailing and
> > nashing of teeth about how shitty Debian is.
> 
> The difference of course is, Debian offers a stable release life of over 2
> years prior. That is hardly as aggravating as making a major migration
> potentially twice a year. I think you will find very few orgs willing to

That's a lot more thru accident than design.  ~,^  The Debian folks
would love to release more often, if they could manage to bring together
>10,000 packages and >3,000 packagers to make a timely release.

(Which I fear Fedora may come to be if Red Hat doesn't keep a *very*
strict policy about packages going into Core vs. Extras.)

-- 
Sean Middleditch <elanthis awesomeplay com>
AwesomePlay Productions, Inc.




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