reviving Fedora Legacy

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Tue Oct 14 13:10:39 UTC 2008

Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>>>> Why are you telling about half baked updates? Who will do that? Fedora
>>>> They're half-baked in the sense that there's less commitement
>>>> post-EOL than pre-EOL.
>>> But post-EOL there is currently no commitment and there won't be any
>>> promise on it. Some is better than not at all.
>> "Might someday get looked at and fixed, if somebody cares" is definitely
>> much worse than "No more fixes, do upgrade".
> Some users will do so, but others will react as Wikipedia did: Quit
> using Fedora and switch to a different distro or OS.
> Hell, folks, I have seen people switching to MinGW, because of this.
> They told me, "MinGW" better suites their needs because it offers
> support for "this weird GNU-stuff" on "the industry-standard OS".

I don't think I'd use 'standard' to describe something unique and 
proprietary, but there is something to be said about an OS that runs for 
years without reinstalling and works with vendor provided drivers that 
also don't need to be reinstalled every few weeks.

    Les Mikesell
      lesmikesell at

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