On 04/28/2011 01:34 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 04/28/2011 01:18 PM, Robert Heller wrote:
>> At Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:25:26 -0500 CentOS mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Dear developers,
>>> I don't care for reasons, arguments, or flamefests. I need to plan my
>>> By now I have half a dozen servers overdue for reimaging. I can put this
>>> off for another week or two, but not really much longer.
>>> There's obviously no point in installing centos 5 on any new machine.
>> I am not so sure about that. If you need the machine up today, install
>> 5.6 on it -- you can always upgrade later. If you want bleeding edge
>> software install Fedora Core 14. Otherwise sit tight. Hassling the
>> developers is not going to make CentOS 6 show up any sooner.
>> I know that if I needed a server up this week or next week, I'd go ahead
>> and install CentOS 5.6. (And I would have installed CentOS 5.5 back
>> before CentOS 5.6 was released.)
> CentOS-5.x has an EOL data of March 31, 2014. I deploy new 5.x servers
> all the time.
> 3 years is half of the useful lifetime of the distribution.
> But, if people have to make a decision and deploy within the new 2
> weeks, then I would not be waiting for 6.0 to be released during that time.
> We might have a tree with installable net images by then.
I meant to say "IN QA" by then
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