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RE: Fedora and the System Administrator -- "have" -> "had"



Quoting Buck <RHList towncorp net>:
> I don't remember where, probably the Fedora site, but I read that the
> goal of Fedora will be to produce a quality product on the bleeding
> edge but not a dumping ground for partial or non-working modules.  (my
> terrible paraphrase).

That's good news.  I'm sure the "Fedora Core" tag will further enforce that.

> I suspect that Fedora will work well for a period
> of time, but maintenance on one version will cease upon release of the
> second version after it.

I read 2-3 months for "Fedora Core," giving people time to test, transition, 
etc...

> It might be that it will be stable enough to operate for long periods
> but just not be protected from the vulnerabilities that may later be
> found.

And that's fine with me.  People who need 1+ of support need to pay for it.  
There is no such thing as a free lunch, only free speech.


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