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Re: next debian stable ?

On Tue, 29 Apr 2003 16:25:07 -0500
David Krider <david@davidkrider.com> wrote:

> > This threat is heard repeatedly year after year; yet debian "user
> > share" keeps growing.  I wonder why?
> > 
> Really... Do you have a reference somewhere? I suppose you're giving as

I don't see how it's possible to come up with reliable figures for this. I
can't prove it of course, but I strongly suspect Debian is significantly

While it's true that more people *buy* RedHat and Mandrake, many of them do
exactly what I did and change to Debian after a decent interval.

> Yeah, yeah. I know. "If you don't like it, don't use it." I get it. I'm
> still trying to figure out if it's worth it, *to me*, to live so far
> behind the curve for the sake of getting out from under a corporate

So what's so great about being "on the curve"? I see very little value in
having the latest bugs. :)


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