DItto DItto Ditto!

-also-

I wait another two years if it means I can 'upgrade' from 6.2 to 7.0 (CVS?) 
without having to restage the whole system!!!

-Grant
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Jerry McAllister 
  To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org 
  Cc: Jerry McAllister 
  Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 3:05 PM
  Subject: Re: Why 7.0 is so late ?


  On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 12:09:02PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:

  > On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 10:26:28PM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
  > > 
  > > Traditionally, "BSD" has released stuff "when it was ready" and not when
  > > some marketting team decided that they wanted to release. The FreeBSD
  > > team has made genuine efforts towards changing this to a more timely
  > > release schedule (18 months for a new "major" release), but there have
  > > been some important bits of kernel and userland which were a bit
  > > unstable and/or were in development until now.
  > 
  > I'd much rather that a RELEASE version is as stable as it can reasonably
  > be made than that it arrives "on time". Seriously. As far as I'm
  > concerned, take as long as you must to make it as stable as you can.
  > Sooner is better, all else being equal, but if stability is sacrificed in
  > any way then all else isn't equal.
  > 
  > New versions should fix things and provide updated functionality, not
  > just meet a schedule. It's not like some kind of sales quota needs to be
  > met.

  Yup. I think that is the way all of us feel.
  Just a little more of a clue for the rest of us on how things are
  coming would be helpful.

  ////jerry

  > -- 
  > CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
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  > just didn't know it would be called Ruby."
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