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Re: Fedora lifetime and stability



On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 20:48:09 -0500,
  Bill Davidsen <davidsen tmr com> wrote:
> 
> It would be nice if an FC release could be supported for security issues 
> only for some reasonable length of time, maybe two years from iitial 
> release? That's not forever, but it does allow people to actually *use* 
> their computers for a while before taking another ride on the FC-current 
> learning curve. I'm kind of making do with FC6 and a kernel.org kernel, 
> but I know at some point I will have to upgrade or start maintaining 
> some stuff myself.

Since we are rehashing things, I'll remention my opinion on this. I would
rather see more effort put on making upgrading nicer (faster, fewer upgrade
specific problems and less bugs in new releases) than doing eveb security
maintenance for old releases.


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