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Re: 1 year release good enough.

>>>>> "JM" == Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> writes:

    JM> Also note that the most popular desktop operating system uses a
    JM> release cycle of 3 years, not 1 year.

There is an important difference: Vendors of new devices often provide
working drivers for old versions of the popular system while new Linux
or X drivers are often available only for recent operating system
versions.  (Not that I think shortening the release cycle is a good
idea, but let's not compare apples and oranges.)

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