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Re: Dreamhost dumps Debian

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:48:13PM -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > Russ already replied and I agree with its reply. Just to say that Debian
> > usually has a 3 year support. This is the kind of misguiding that I
> > usually hear when people promotes Ubuntu over Debian.

> I know already that this isn't a popular idea, but another option
> would be to release less often.  If releases were every 3 years, then
> the support window would be 4 years, which almost gets to the apparent
> sweet spot of 5.

I think the more useful option would be for Debian to figure out how to
lengthen its security support window instead.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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