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Re: Some "Product Relationship" questions

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Barry K. Nathan wrote:

>I have some questions regarding the info on this page:
>I'll just try asking the questions in random order...
>It says the "Update Lifetime" will be "2-3 months after next release".
>Combine that with a "Release Interval" of 4-6 months, and that would
>suggest an "Update Lifetime" of 6-9 months, not the 12 currently listed
>on: https://www.redhat.com/apps/support/errata/

Well if Fedora was a Red Hat product it would be covered by that policy. 
It isnt a Red Hat product, it is a community driven project. 

>Also, the chart lists "Developer Community" as "Testers". To the best of
>my knowledge, Red Hat QA was involved with previous Red Hat Linux
>releases. Are they out of the loop now, or do they somehow fall under
>the "Developer Community" umbrella?

No idea.. probably they will be focusing on Enterprise stuff and will 
fall under Developer Community when they have time.

>Finally, since the "Update Source" will be the "Developer Community",
>will Red Hat still list the errata on the
>https://www.redhat.com/apps/support/errata/ site for Fedora Core, as it
>does now for Red Hat Linux?

Doubtful beyond maybe a links saying:

Looking for Fedora updates? Please goto http://xyz.abc.org/errata

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