"You don't have to take my word for it. Consider what
Warren Woodford, the well-regarded Linux developer, who uses Debian
for the foundation of his SimplyMEPIS Linux distribution, has to
say. Woodford, who switched MEPIS' cornerstone distribution from
Ubuntu to Debian in 2007, said, "Behind the scenes, MEPIS is being
used more and more in demanding environments, so I was happy the
Debian teams decided to use the hardening features in gcc to
increase the security of Debian in Lenny."
"Woodford added, "I know a lot of our users were happy that
Debian decided to continue supporting KDE 3.5. They like what they
have and don't want to be forced to learn the KDE 4 look and
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