On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:41:09PM -0400, David Grove wrote:
> My information on this comes from discussion (asking directly) in undernet
> #linux. If this is in error, tell it to them.
An IRC channel, in ERROR?! On Undernet no less?! THE DEUCE YOU SAY!! ;)
Next thing you're going to tell me the commentary on Slashdot isn't
> > Debian? They're not commercial, but they're still a pretty big OS distro;
> What? You mean they're actually accepting it a year and a half later in a
> testing version?
Debian is historically slow to release 'stable' distributions. The
current 'testing' branch has been going on for quite some time.
> FreeBSD comes to mind, among others.
FreeBSD is also historically *very* slow about upgrading perl. They
were one of the last hold-outs to upgrading /usr/bin/perl from perl4.
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