"What is the Fedora Project?"

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Oct 15 15:33:34 UTC 2009

On Thu, 15 Oct 2009, Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 10:40 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:
>> And this is the crux of our problem:
>> fedora is for latest leading-edge pkgs. It's not easy or reasonable to
>> have the latest of things AND have a stable interface for them.
>> So if latest software is fedora's raison d'etre then it sure seems like
>> fedora is just not for you.
>> how else do we set reasonable expectations?
> I think more to the crux, we're leading-edge in rawhide, but then that
> leading-edge flows right into our "stable" releases, as in the stable
> releases continue to be 'leading-edge' and change things on users.
> If we adopted more of a stance of leading edge on rawhide, stability in
> our releases, I think we'd have less grumpy users.

they'd still have to upgrade every 13 months no matter what. It's not like 
we've bought them all that much time.


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