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Fedora Core 6 No More

Dec 14, 2007, 04:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike McGrath)

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"As of this last Friday, December 7th Fedora Core 6 is no more. With it goes the last release the Fedora Project had seen the split between 'Community' (Extras) and Red Hat sponsored (Core). Those not intimately involved in Fedora might be interested to learn that when the merge happened it was the core packages that ended up having to follow the former 'Extras' packaging guidelines and not the other way around. Yet another testament to the power of community.

"Fedora often takes a bit of flack over not maintaining a longer release/support cycle. I think the main reason for this is simply because it allows Fedora to take bigger risks then any other operating system out there..."

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