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Re: Fedora philosophy (was ATI video comes out of the closet)



On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 07:46:55 -0500,
  Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
> 
> In the old scheme with an odd-numbered branch for experiments, 2.2 and 
> 2.4 became very stable at around X.X.20.  I don't see that happening 
> with 2.6.

People are patching 2.6.x versions. In particular 2.6.16 got a lot of
attention, though I don't know if the person responsible for that branch
is still actively doing it. It was sort of an experiment, but I don't
think there have been a lot of people sticking with 2.6.16.
> 
> Yes, with 2.6, older doesn't mean better, just different.  But where are 
> your security updates?

Depending on how the box is being used he may not need them.


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