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EOL date of lenny


this looks like a rant, but is actually a suggestion on where people
might look to find information.

I just tried to find out when lenny is going out of support, i.e. when
is "squeeze release + 1 year"?

* Go to www.debian.org
  The top section is just a random collection of (too many?) links,
  let's skip it.
  "Getting started" is not what I want, let's skip it.
  "News" only goes back to July 2011, as squeeze was released around
  February, let's skip this section.
  At the end of the Security Advisories, there's a link to the
  security pages, go there
* http://www.debian.org/security/
  Security Information doesn't say anything about EOL, let's try one
  of the buttons at the top
* http://www.debian.org/distrib/
  "Getting Debian" doesn't say when squeeze was released, let's try
  the next button at the top
* http://www.debian.org/support
  "Support" links to the release pages.
* http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/
  There it is: Debian 6.0.0 was initially released on February 6th,

Admittedly, there is a link on the front page to exactly this page,
but it is in <small> font and hidden between lengthy other sections,
so I didn't see it.

As "Debian stable" is the only product we are selling (and maybe
oldstable), I think there should be more "real" information about it
on the front page, i.e. not only generic stuff people know anyway, but
also information that changes with every release and people will
actually need to look up. (The number of packages is a good example
for that.)


PS: Thanks for the new layout :)
cb@df7cb.de | http://www.df7cb.de/

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