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Re: [OT] Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

On Mon, 2012-06-25 at 09:49 -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> Lisi writes:
> > I am just sorry that they have changed it at all.  Ubuntu now has 5
> > year support for its long term supported version.  Such a pity that
> > Debian is going the other way.
> Support beyond Stable is on a "best effort" basis.  If enough people
> were willing to actually work on it I'm sure a "long term support"
> version would be welcome.  Are you volunteering?  You don't have to be a
> programmer to help with Debian.

That's true, building new packages can be done based on old packages. I
don't have the howto at hand, but it's very easy to do. I mark this mail
as a todo ;) and hopefully I can add a howto within the next days,
please don't stone me, if I forget to do this ;).

- Ralf

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