[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD has serious problems with focus, longevity, and lifecycle
george at ceetonetechnology.com
Thu Jan 19 16:35:33 EST 2012
On 01/19/12 16:28, Mark Saad wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 4:16 PM, Jason Dixon<jason at dixongroup.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 03:40:51PM -0500, George Rosamond wrote:
>>> The OpenBSD release approach makes the most sense to me. You can
>>> plan your holidays around it. Don't go on vacation early May or
>>> November. You are in rhythm with many thousands of other users.
>>> Problems and questions happen concurrently. Everyone is speaking
>>> the same language and experiencing the same upgrades.
>> THIS. I was lol'g when I read this, but seriously. That's real clarity
>> there. :)
> My issue is that I feel left in the dust . The prospect of a
> 7.5-RELEASE and beyond is dwindling and I would prefer not to be stuck
> in a abandoned release, again.
Yes, and that's what was nice about 4.x
Releases have to be EOL'd at *some* point. But there are/will be some
enormous steps, not that I understand what distinguishes release
branches. Is it the qualitative changes?
Aren't places like Verio still running 4.x?
PS Hire more BSD devs there Mark :)
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