Why questions don't get answered, or "No, I've already RTFM, tell me the answer!"

Mike McCarty mike.mccarty at sbcglobal.net
Fri Dec 30 04:20:45 UTC 2005

jdow wrote:
> From: "Rahul Sundaram" <sundaram at redhat.com>
>> jdow wrote:
>>> From: "Rahul Sundaram" <sundaram at redhat.com>
>>>> There is no beta releases for Fedora. Only test releases.
>>> A rose by any other name would smell as sweet - or bad.
>>> {^_-}
>> You miss the point obviously. Beta releases have a very different 
>> meaning from test releases. Test releases are snapshots of the current 
>> development tree at that point  with a  limited development freeze and 
>> there are three test releases before the final release with 
>> significant number of updates in between them. Beta releases on the 
>> other hand are close to the final releases and is the second stage 
>> after a internal/private alpha release.
> Oy! So they are post-alpha releases or pre-alpha? Methinks me sees
> now that they are pretty darned early in the cycle from rawhide to
> a formal FedoraCore release.

 From the perspective of FC being upstream of RHEL, they are
pre-alpha, IMO.

> {^_^}

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