Diego Calleja García
diegocg at teleline.es
Sun Aug 3 08:09:50 PDT 2003
El Sat, 02 Aug 2003 21:44:55 -0400 kbk at xxxxxxxxx (Kurt B. Kaiser) escribió:
> Well, I think MS expects the customers to move to XP, the current
> version of NT. Take RedHat. I got a nice four year run out of RH6.2
> with good errata/security support. Now they have reduced support to
> one year after release (unless you want to pony up for the enterprise
> edition, then you get five years :). They are ending all support for
> everything before RH9 by the end of this year, and RH9 ends 30Apr04!
> They claim that certain "popular" releases may be supported for a
> longer period but AFAIK none have been identified as yet.
A good thing of free software is that nothing stops you to continue
supporting a unmaintained RH (or whatever) release. (You can even get
money with that!)
I suppose that's what Matt means.
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