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Fedora LTS (aka “believing in Santa”)

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Why isn't there any Fedora LTS? Because they don't want it. Officially, it's because there is not enough manpower. Besides, the “Fedora spirit” is the same as the “Ubuntu spirit”, that is “pushing the latest-and-greatest bugs-features-and-zombies ASAP, so that we release twice a year”.

But now that Wikipedia moved towards Ubuntu... some brains started to get hot and smoky.

There is still the traditional attitude, which will almost certainly prevail: «I strongly believe that the people doing the work should be the ones making the decisions, particularly when most of the people involved are effectively volunteers. [...] So essentially my perception is that those wishing for Fedora to have LTS should get involved with packaging and engineering in general.»

Basically, it's a “no"




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