Python 3.0

David G. Mackay mackay_d at
Tue Sep 4 14:39:42 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 09:00 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Sep 2007 07:59:08 -0500
> "David G. Mackay" <mackay_d at> wrote:
> > The move to Centos or RHEL is due more to the switch from a
> > development phase to production.  I simply want the longer life cycle.
> > 
> > You seem to be saying that it's alright for Fedora to lack useful
> > features if the features are available in RHEL.  That seems to make
> > Fedora's utility as an upstream provider to RHEL somewhat less.
> I'm saying that it's Ok for Fedora to abandon compatibility layers if
> there are other viable platforms in the Fedora universe that will
> support the required software.  Fedora is about moving forward, not
> dragging behind.

Why does this remind me of Pangloss in Candide?  And, I have been rather
forcefully told on this list that Fedora stands alone.


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