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Re: (seemingly) declinging bug report numbers

Marco Nenciarini <mnencia@debian.org> writes:

> Il giorno gio, 11/10/2012 alle 02.46 +0200, Christoph Anton Mitterer ha
> scritto:
>> On the other hand, some worries are there that this could imply some
>> decline in Debian itself.
>> Well I still think Debian is the best distro out there for most (if not
>> all cases), even though I'd like to see it putting more emphasis on
>> security.
> I've seen recently several company I'm working with getting away from
> Debian in favor of Ubuntu because they have a LTS version. However I
> don't know if this is a general trend.

I can confirm the trend for a couple of organisations.  The primary
reason that I identified was the retirement of security support for
Lenny and that Lenny packages are removed from many Debian mirrors which
made it difficult to use Lenny machines.  IMHO, supporting an OS release
for only 3 years is not long enough.


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