[lug] Fedora *MEETS* KRUD comments wanted
joem at uu.net
Wed Sep 24 15:53:27 MDT 2003
On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 05:44:41PM -0400, Joseph McDonald wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 03:20:26PM -0600, Peter Hutnick wrote:
> > Michael J. Hammel said:
> > > On Wed, 2003-09-24 at 12:52, Joseph McDonald wrote:
> > > Keep in mind that Fedora offers an entry point for small businesses to
> > > offer the same kind of operation as RHEL but to smaller clients and at
> > > lower costs. Its just a matter of being clever enough to find a way to
> > > offer the managed services. KRUD is an example of this option
> > > currently.
> > >
> > >> There's sure to be a stigma associated with running a testing branch
> > >> in production.
> > >
> > > Possibly. If there is, there is always RHEL and KRUD.
> > Back in August Evelyn Mitchell said:
> > > Many of the core reasons for doing KRUD, such as slow or non-existent
> > > Internet connections have gone away over the last several years.
> > What a difference a day makes.
> You are so right.. The time is right for an article in LJ trumpeting the
> value of KRUD and how the utilities can be installed and used to keep a
> system current.. It's pretty clear that Fedora is going to be a non-production
> (READ: non-stable) release and someone needs to come in and fill that gap
> for all the users like me. Even the apt and yum repository maintainers
> haven't decided if they're going to keep going with errata, etc.
> Why not ask esr to write an article about it..
It seems we're not the only ones either..
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