[CentOS-devel] CentOS Release Timeline (Graphical Display) - Round 2

Alain Reguera Delgado alain.reguera at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 13:25:10 UTC 2008


On 10/13/08, Dag Wieers <dag at centos.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, Alain Reguera Delgado wrote:
>
>> Check the following links once again, please:
>>
>> http://wiki.centos.org/AlainRegueraDelgado?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=en-centos-lifecycle.png
>> http://wiki.centos.org/AlainRegueraDelgado?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=es-centos-lifecycle.png
...
> Alain,
>
> I am afraid there is too much information on a single page, and it is
> harder to understand because of those dates you added.
>
> Also I would not call it "Full Updates" and "Maintenance Updates". Red Hat
> turned away from those names and now call it phase 1, phase 2 and phase 3
> (iirc) so that you are forced to read what they mean. I am sure marketing
> wanted to avoid people to only take notice of when they had "Full updates"
> aka. "Full support".
>
> Update releases are now officially every 6 months.
>
> Also the Full Updates phase should be 4 years out of the 7 years for RHEL4
> and RHEL5. To me it looks like it is only 3 years on your slide. (eg.
> RHEL4 is not out of Full Support yet).
>
> The location of the minor release number is very confusing, I think people
> may make the wrong conclusion based on the location inside of the bar.
>
> Suffice to say I like my original slide over this one.

Dag, could we work together in the graphical display building ?

I'd appretiate a table or somthing with relevant dates, concepts  ...
one for CentOS and maybe one for RHEL ... maybe we could open a page
in the wiki to list this kind of information and to list how these
graphical display should be conceived. It would be a place to put
ideas, progress and whatever people consider helpfull.

Karan: The logo image and Login link in
https://projects.centos.org/trac/artwork seem to be desapierd. Do you
know something about it ?

> PS I noticed there was "Maintainance Updates" in the slide instead of
> Maintenance.

Yep, I mistaken the word here ... I'll fix it on the next render :).

Thanks,
al.


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