Xorg 1.5 missed the train?
chris.stone at gmail.com
Tue May 20 22:32:35 UTC 2008
On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 3:28 PM, Alan <alan at clueserver.org> wrote:
>> Les Mikesell wrote:
>>> After all, it increases the apparent value of the stable RHEL to
>>> contrast it with fedora pushing things out before a stable version
>>> release that other vendors can support.
>> It doesn't since people can easily move to free rebuilds of RHEL. The
>> value of RHEL is in support subscriptions. The robustness of Fedora does
>> not dither that value at all.
> Besides... Someone has to push these things out first. If no one pushed
> out new versions before the release date, they would not get much in the
> way of testing. Getting xorg 1.5 into the F9 betas gave it more testing
> than if it was just confined to the people who compile their version of X
> from the source code repository. Yes it causes pain for some users, but
> it makes for a much more stable version for the rest of us once the
> initial bugs get worked out.
I can tell you right now, evdev still needs more work... ;-)
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