Fedora Legacy end-of-life announcements
Posted Jul 25, 2006 11:36 UTC (Tue) by scottt
In reply to: Fedora Legacy end-of-life announcements
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In fairness, I think you should take into account that during its supported life time a fedora release gets security patches very quickly as can be seen from the LWN security page. Many programmers actually enjoy upgrading their workstations once or twice a year and getting all the latest libraries and development tools along with a good desktop to work on.
Redhat employs a lot of the core developers in the gcc linux kernel, glibc, and gnome projects so a lot of the "original development" actually happens on fedora running machines. That should certainly count as "serious" if not "normal" use.
One year may be too short a support life cycle for a lot of servers but the fedora project has always been clear about their product life cycles:
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