Giving up on Edgy

NoOp glgxg at
Sun Nov 19 06:59:56 UTC 2006

Scott wrote:
> Michael Satterwhite spake thusly on 11/18/2006 08:49 AM:
>> I really like Ubuntu, but the latest release shouldn't have been
>> released, it wasn't ready. Googling around the net, the "Out of Range"
>> error I described was known before the release. There is no excuse for a
>> release with a problem of that magnitude outstanding.
> Edgy is... well "Edgy".  If you wanted near rock-solid stability, you
> should have stayed with Dapper.
> There nothing forcing anyone to upgrade every 6 months.  With the
> exception of Dapper, Ubuntu supports it's releases for 18 months.
> Heck, Debian's gone for years with it's stable versions.

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