[CentOS] What will the upgrade to 5.2 be like?

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 20:15:04 UTC 2008


Security > Stability when it comes to web browsers and i wonder if 1.5 is
more secure than 2.14.  i wonder when 1.x will not have security patches
anymore.  rh must document that somewhere and i will have to find it.

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 3:08 PM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 6/19/08, Rob Townley <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Why do distributions put in very old versions of Firefox - 1.5   when 2.0
> > has been out for a year or more and 3.0 was just released.
> ><snip>
> Rob: This distribution, is for the Enterprise (where the majority of
> installations are on Servers) and the priorities are Stability and
> Security and a Long Life, and not "the latest and greatest", that you
> would find in Fedora Core or Ubuntu, 2 examples among many
> distributions. The drawback here is that we are slow to get new stuff,
> but that is intentional. Lucky here, that Upstream is including some
> much newer stuff, in v.5.2! :-) Lanny
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