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Re: Release dates of Debian and Support times

Rajkumar S wrote:
> Hi,
> I am doing a comparative study of support times of various OS.  So I 
> would like to know when various stable releases were released and for 
> how long were they supported? MS and Redhat has released their plans at
> http://www.redhat.com/apps/support/errata/rhlas_errata_policy.html
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;[ln];LifeWin
> I know that Debian development process is not tuned for release dates 
> and such, but these are the information about Debian I am looking for.

From: http://cvs.infodrom.org/calendar/calendar.infodrom.debian?cvsroot=infodrom

/* Debian releases */
Oct 26  Debian GNU/Linux 0.93R6 released, 1995
Dec 11  Infomagic and Debian announce the botching of Debian 1.0, 1995
Jun 17  Debian GNU/Linux 1.1 alias ``buzz'' released, 1996
Dec 12  Debian GNU/Linux 1.2 alias ``rex'' released, 1996
Jun  5  Debian GNU/Linux 1.3 alias ``bo'' released, 1997
Jul 24  Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 alias ``hamm'' released, 1998
Mar  9  Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias ``slink'' released, 1999
Aug 15  Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias ``potato'' relased, 2000
Jul 19  Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias ``woody'' released, 2002

For the last two releases, support ended (will end) about one year
after the successor has been released, i.e. support for potato ended
on Jul 19th, 2003.



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