"Support" was Paravirtualizing Hardy Heron server
On Wednesday 30 April 2008 14:03, Neal McBurnett wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 01:36:44PM -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > >I don't know if there is a way of setting apt just to use the packages
> > > with 5 years of support, but my guess is that there isn't.
> > There isn't. Do keep in mind that "Support" in this context is
> > commercial support provided by Canonical under their standard support
> > contracts. The rest of this distro is not "Unsupported". It is
> > supported by the Ubuntu community. Other companies may provide
> > commercial support on other terms. I've not looked into it.
> I thought support was more about a committment to security fixes and
> SRUs and things like that. E.g. even if Canonical went away for some
> unforseen reason, the money dedicated to the Ubuntu Foundation would,
> I assume, be used for security patches among other things.
> "In order to support the use of free software on database and other
> servers, we will be offering security support for the Ubuntu base and
> major server components for a full five years", said Matt Zimmerman,
> CTO of the Ubuntu project
> ...The extended service support for Ubuntu version 6.04 will remain free
> of charge, under the same terms as the support currently provided to
> every release of Ubuntu.
> I think it would help to have this made clearer in the sources.list
> file and on the website. E.g. mentioning motu-swat in those contexts.
I would assume.
Yes. That's mostly the kind of support I meant, not primarily that answering
your questions kind. The motu-swat team is part of the community support I
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