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Re: Bleeding-edge Fedora



On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 19:40 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
> > On Mon, 19 May 2008, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > 
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Someone should write a response. Feel free to brainstorm here.
> > 
> > "Dear Distrowatch, you're completely correct in your analysis."
> > 
> > I mean, aren't they?  I'm not sure what kind of response is required.
> 
> 
> ". If you are a Fedora fan, but would prefer your Linux desktop to have 
> fewer experimental software packages, you might want to postpone the 
> upgrade for a month or two, or investigate one of the distributions with 
> a policy of shipping stable and well-tested software only."
> 
> ... implies we don't test our packages. If you agree with analysis, fine 
> but I do think our choices can be explained further.
> 

It doesnt really implies that, it only means that fedora is bleeding
edge, which doesnt mean we dont test our packages but that our software
isnt necesary as stable (as its really new) as a Red Hat Enterpries
Linux or Debian Stable which are known for their well tested over a
great period of time software. 





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