New Releases

Stephen Smoogen smoogen at
Tue Sep 23 16:49:22 UTC 2003

My experience with support is that many open source projects were
getting very tired of having to support old versions of 0.01 xyz app
that shipped with Red Hat 7.3 because lots of people use it and hadnt
updated to RHL9 or didnt want to put a non distro RPM of the latest and

The OS groups would tell the user to upgrade or else, and the user would
tell RH or complain on lists that RH is soooo behind the curve.

On Tue, 2003-09-23 at 08:17, Buck wrote:
> Thanks for the reply.  I don't think I was clear on a couple of things
> though.
> While I understand that we are talking about RH and Fedora, I may be
> referring to the Linux community at large.  Of course it may only be Red
> Hat pushing for the fast releases.  
> The choice of products I was referring to here were the current release
> and the previous release (1 year or 2 year supported products).  It
> would probably be better worded: choice of two releases, currently in
> the works, or released.
> Buck
> -----Original Message-----
> > 
> > This would give everyone a choice of 1 or two years support depending 
> > on which product they chose, not to mention a larger window in which 
> > to plan to upgrade.
> There is no product to choose - just Fedora.  If you want *real* Redhat
> products, the lifetime is drastically different than the Fedora
> lifetime.
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