Legacy wiki -- statement?

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 05:49:06 UTC 2006

On 12/13/06, Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 08:16:47AM -0600, Philip Molter wrote:
> > >On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 04:42:36PM -0600, Mike McCarty wrote:
> > >>>Now, let me get started on migrating those last servers running  legacy
> > >>>versions of Fedora Core...
> > >>Migrating them to what? That's my question.
> > >If you can't upgrade every year (or ideally, twice year), CentOS is the
> > >clear answer.
> > If you make that kind of statement, you are effectively removing
> > high-end server testing from Fedora Core.  If FC is still supposed to be
> > a testbed for the newer software, whether it's desktop or high-end
> > server, then that sounds like the wrong thing to say.
> It is the *truthful* thing to say. I agree wholeheartedly with you, but
> without serious (financial and personnel) backing for Fedora Legacy, it
> *cannot happen*.

And the resources should not be Red Hat's. Red Hat already plows
enough money into Fedora.. this is where the community (if there is
one) has to supply the labour to deal with the fields that are fallow.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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