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Re: Longer maintainance for (former) stable releases of Debian (Re: Dreamhost dumps Debian)



On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 04:29:08PM +0200, Michael Meskes wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 07:52:33PM +0100, Kevin Chadwick wrote:
> > I don't really understand it myself as server packages and their
> > dependencies tend to be stable and I tend to want the latest versions of
> > dovecot, unbound etc..
> > 
> > However perhaps there is a divide here between servers which want longer
> > support for few packages and desktops which want stable but secure yet
> > as featureful as is sensible desktops.
> 
> I think you have a very valid point here. I kind of doubt many people would
> like to run on a five year old desktop.
> 

Stats seem to disagree:
http://marketshare.hitslink.com/operating-system-market-share.aspx?qprid=11&qpcustomb=0

Neil
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