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Re: Debian breaks commitment to support Lenny until after Wheezy is released

On Ma, 14 feb 12, 17:12:57, Arcady Genkin wrote:
> In an announcement[1] from 2009, Debian promised to support Lenny at
> least until the release of Wheezy:
> "To accommodate the needs of larger organisations and other users with
> a long upgrade process, the Debian project commits to provide the
> possibility to skip the upcoming release and do a skip-upgrade
> straight from Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 ("Lenny") to Debian GNU/Linux 7.0
> (not yet codenamed)."

This announcement was made in the context of the plan to freeze (and 
consequently release) squeeze very fast (one year after lenny). Plans 
were changed (as mentioned in subsequent announcements) and squeeze had 
the typical Debian release cycle, which is why support for oldstable 
ends as usual.

Kind regards,
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