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OfB.biz: Just About Right: Revisiting Mandrake 9.2 and Fedora Core 1

Apr 06, 2004, 03:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Timothy R. Butler)

[ Thanks to Timothy R. Butler for this link. ]

"The Fall distribution release period of 2003 was not the most interesting, nor the least interesting in recent memory. For the most part all of the distributions got better, but not so much that those running distributions now going on a year in age are really missing anything terribly substantial. We did find a few interesting points worth revisiting, however, and those deal with Mandrake Linux 9.2 and Fedora Core 1.

"At the beginning of the release cycle, we started off with high praise for MandrakeSoft's new Discovery Edition. At the time, I wrote 'four release cycles after MandrakeSoft first seriously took aim at the corporate desktop, it is my opinion that they have overwhelmingly succeeded.' I continue to maintain that Discovery Edition is successful at its goal, as is the 9.2 ProSuite that we've tested for the last few months..."

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