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Re: Future releases of Debian

On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 12:41:07PM +0200, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> > With the distributions listed in 4. you don't half to switch once a new 
> > release is available, depending on which products you use companies like 
> > SuSE give you up to five years support for a release.
> You can pay a company to offer support for Debian for five years,
> can't you?
> Support is how commercial free software can works. Since Debian is
> not a commercial distro, it cannot work in the same way.

I do agree with you.

My point was the other way round:
Commercial distributions dont't force you to switch to a new release 
every few months. This is similar to Debian (but they offer you more 
frequent updates if you want them).

> Mathieu Roy



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