Fedora lifetime and stability

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Thu Nov 8 22:54:38 UTC 2007

Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Serguei Miridonov wrote:

>> However, before starting a discussion about this I would like 
>> to ask, if this topic was discussed earlier. 

To death.

I'm sure it was
>> but can somebody point me any deep analysis which really 
>> proves that current one year lifetime and half-year release 
>> period is the best for Fedora?
>> Thank you in advance.
>> Serguei.
> Here is a section of a post on Fedora Philosophy:
> The Fedora project does not pretend to be *production server*
> centric. It does not even pretend to be *production server*
> friendly. The personality of the Fedora project is fast paced,
> (b)leading edge, leaving the past behind quickly. It is a great
> proving ground or test bed for current technologies. It is fun. It
> will never have the stability or extended support that a server
> class distribution does.

Translated, "rolling beta." In return for your access to the latest 
technology, you can expect cuts and bruises.

If you want a longer life, go look at other solutions.



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