[Mageia-dev] How will be the realese cycle?

Cassian Braconnnier ptyxs at free.fr
Wed Oct 6 20:50:00 CEST 2010

Le 06/10/2010 20:31, Michael Scherer a écrit :
> Le mercredi 06 octobre 2010 à 14:55 -0300, Gustavo Giampaoli a écrit :
>>>> So a one year release cycle with lots of app backports (and maybe a kernel
>>>> backport mid-cycle if there is important new hardware support) is IMHO the
>>>> best release cycle for 'normal' users.
>> Just take a look to Windows XP users. Almost 10 years of bugfixes and
>> patches almost without any mayor change in the OS. But XP is still on
>> the road. And it's because you can have the latest software "and"
>> hardware in your ten years old OS.
>> I'm not saying that Mageia should last ten years. But IMHO that "XP
>> case" is a valid example.
> Sure, when we will have the money of Microsoft, and the team they have
> for QA, I am sure we will be able to do it too...
Precisely for that latter reason a fork was not a good idea, in my 
opinion : better fuse, merge, unite with other distros than create new 
little projects...
(sorry, I am going out immediately...)

More information about the Mageia-dev mailing list