[DC LoCo] Co-incidence or Plan?

Kenneth Stailey kstailey at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 10 22:04:50 BST 2010

--- On Fri, 9/10/10, Daniel Chen <seven.steps at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Daniel Chen <seven.steps at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [DC LoCo] Co-incidence or Plan?
> To: "Kenneth Stailey" <kstailey at yahoo.com>
> Cc: ubuntu-us-dc at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Friday, September 10, 2010, 4:37 PM
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 3:46 PM,
> Kenneth Stailey <kstailey at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Yes, but Red Hat announced that RHEL 6 was going to be a frozen
> > Fedora 12 leaving time for Canonical to conveniently decide to
> > land their LTS on the kernel version in Fedora 12.
> "Conveniently decide" seems to imply that, again, the Canonical
> kernel team rode on someone else's coattails.  I was part of those
> discussions as a community contributor to the kernel both externally
> and at UDS, and there was no talk of "Red Hat is going with 2.6.32
> in 6, so let's go with 2.6.32 as well."  It was, in fact, "we should
> choose 2.6.32 because it's most likely to be the most recent release
> by the time KernelFreeze rolls around, and Debian and Red Hat may be
> using it."

Thanks for your insight into your perspective.

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