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Re: Synergy

From: Diego Calleja García <diegocg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 17:07:46 +0200

El Sat, 02 Aug 2003 21:44:55 -0400 kbk@xxxxxxxxx (Kurt B. Kaiser) escribió:

> Well, I think MS expects the customers to move to XP, the current
> version of NT.  Take RedHat.  I got a nice four year run out of RH6.2
> with good errata/security support.  Now they have reduced support to
> one year after release (unless you want to pony up for the enterprise
> edition, then you get five years :).  They are ending all support for
> everything before RH9 by the end of this year, and RH9 ends 30Apr04!
> They claim that certain "popular" releases may be supported for a
> longer period but AFAIK none have been identified as yet.

A good thing of free software is that nothing stops you to continue
supporting a unmaintained RH (or whatever) release. (You can even get
money with that!)

I suppose that's what Matt means.

Diego Calleja

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