On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:48:13PM -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:I think the more useful option would be for Debian to figure out how to
> > 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.
lengthen its security support window instead.