FreeBSD has serious problems with focus, longevity, and
john at kozubik.com
Thu Jan 19 22:43:44 UTC 2012
On Thu, 19 Jan 2012, Doug Barton wrote:
>>> What I've proposed instead is a new major release every 2 1/2 years,
>>> where the new release coincides with the EOL of the oldest production
>>> release. That way we have a 5-year cycle of support for each major
>>> branch, and no more than 2 production branches extant at one time.
>> I think that at first glance, 2.5 or 3 years sounds completely reasonable.
> You're not following the math. :) I'm proposing a 5 year support cycle for
> each production branch.
Yes, you're right - I missed that.
5 year support, and overlapping 2.5 year majors ... provided that minors
got increased to 3 per year ... would be fantastic.
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