fedora-it community site on Ubuntu server

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jan 10 16:27:28 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-01-10 at 17:21 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > We do this because the lifecycle of Fedora is not compatible with
> > providing and maintaining a long life hosting infrastructure. Does that
> > mean that Fedora is not an ideal platform for server deployments lasting
> > longer than a year and a half? Yes, in my humble opinion.
> You are expecting users to live with this life-cycle (on servers and 
> clients), so you telling us that Fedora is unsuitable for Fedora's own 
> servers seems rather poor to me.

We want to provide stability, which does not mean constantly upgrading
the server's base os.

> > Don't get me wrong, the lifecycle of Fedora is great for many things,
> > but the lifecycle of RHEL is far more appropriate for our hosting and
> > infrastructure needs.
> Don't get me wrong - Fedora's life-cycle works very well, even on servers.

Doesn't work for me and never really has. It's not a support lifetime
that's suitable for a server. I doubt you'll find many people in the
industry who support a fair number of people who would argue.


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