[CentOS-devel] CentOS Release Timeline (Graphical Display)
Alain Reguera Delgado
alain.reguera at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 13:52:11 UTC 2008
On 10/8/08, Dag Wieers <dag at centos.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Oct 2008, Alain Reguera Delgado wrote:
>> What do you think ?
> It definitely looks better.
> But is it easy to update ? Over the course of a year I had to change it a
> few times. Usually to update it before a new presentation. Adding update
> releases, shifting support times.
Well ... each update needs a svg file modification and to update the
related translation files. After that you'd have the image in as many
languages as translation files exist.
> Also, it is missing the update releases, which is an important item in
> comparison to Ubuntu LTS or SLES wrt. hardware support and new media.
Yep, where are those dates ? I would like to add them.
> BTW The RHEL6 release will not be before the second quarter of 2009,
> possibly after Fedora 11. So as you can see that major releases have
> been shifting from 1.5 years to 2 year and now past 2 years.
> At that pace 7 years may no longer constitute 4 releases. Unless Red Hat
> will at some point in time push the support time to 8 years or more. In
> itself not unthinkable if the company keeps growing.
Guys, could you provide a table with CentOS Relsease/Update dates.
Those that you would like to see in the graphical display ?
> I'd be interested to look at the SVG to see how we could improve it
> further and whether it is mergable in OpenOffice (SVG support is flaky at
Absolutely. It would be released in
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