Fedora Infinity: A Dumb Question?
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Wed Aug 6 11:50:28 UTC 2008
Andrew Kelly wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-08-05 at 22:14 -0400, Damon L. Chesser wrote:
>> On Tue, 2008-08-05 at 16:36 -0600, kwhiskerz wrote:
>>> I have always wondered why it is necessary to issue a new version of Fedora
>>> (or any other OS every 6 months). Why cannot an OS be like a river, constantly
>>> flowing and always being the latest edition, with a simple yum update. Cannot
>>> programs clean up after themselves, leaving no cruft, so that this would be
>>> possible? That way, one could jump on the infinite Fedora flow at any time and
>>> always have the latest version of all programs. What forces the necessity to
>>> stop a particular version and recreate all the software and redo all of the
>>> old mistakes that were already fixed and issue a new version?
>> That is called Debian Sid.
> And in a mildly tamed version, Sidux.
"Mildly" being the operative term: http://sidux.com/Article446.html
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