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Re: BIND 8 deprecation for the release notes

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On 01/11/07 13:24, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 07:30:39PM +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
>> Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
>>>> Sure, but python2.5 is not really usable: almost all the python modules a=
>>> re
>>>> compiled only for python2.4. For postgresql you are right and I'm wrong,
>>>> but I suppose that there are other examples in the archive where the only=
>>>  a
>>>> major release is released.
>>>> =20
>>>> Anyway, my question still applies. :)
>>>> =20
>>> That got me wondering and it appears that Etch will ship with Apache
>>> 1.3.34? Why?  It is considered a legacy release by ASF?  Is the Debian
>>> security team really willing to support it for another 2-3 years?
> If you have a large webserver farm / custom modules for Apache / your 
> third party application has hooks into Apache 1.3, you may still want 
> it.  Apache 2 will be what many will install: it may be useful to retain 
> the choice.
>> The same goes for bind8, only that I didn't receive a 
>> sustantial reply at all...
> Again: if your infrastructure / expertise is in BIND 8 and you can't 
> afford to move? For some small group of users that may be reason enough.

Would popcon statistics be (imperfect but) useful in this situation?

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