RFE: Retire Fedora Core 4 only _after_ FC6 has been released.

Arjan van de Ven arjan at fenrus.demon.nl
Wed Jan 18 15:08:54 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 16:04 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 09:51 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 12:56:20AM +1030, n0dalus wrote:
> > > Would it be possible for redhat to just extend security fixes for FCx
> > > until FC(x+2) comes out? I think if I was using an older release this
> > > is something I would really want.
> > 
> > The Fedora Legacy project already does that and does it rather well. Why 
> > would it be any different if a Red Hat person was notionally doing it ?
> 
> As I see it, it's "having to change your system to change it again a
> couple of months later".
> 
> Probably most of these people do not want to use Legacy in longer terms,
> but want to have see an overlap between 2 releases, because they skip
> releases and are afraid of seeing a gap between these releases.
> 
> Another difference is marketing. "FC3 by RH" sounds differently than
> "FC3 by Legacy". 


... but.. FC3 isn't by RH. It's by the Fedora Project. Fedora Legacy is
also under the Fedora Project....




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