subject: Re: Giving up on Edgy

Renaud (Ron) Olgiati renaud at
Sun Nov 19 19:05:35 UTC 2006

On Sunday 19 November 2006 15:32, my mailbox was graced by a missive
 from Michael Satterwhite <michael at> who wrote:

>> Maybe we should keep to LTS releases for machines used in productive work ?

> Then you are acknowledging that the majority of Linux boxes are not used
> for productive work and that the majority of Ubuntu releases are not of
> sufficient quality to be considered for productive work (the majority of
> releases aren't LTS)? That *IS* the logical conclusion to be drawn from
> that statement.

Wrong, the logical conclusion is, as I said, that ifyour computer system is 
critical to your operation  you keep away from bleeding edge, because you 
cannot afford to take that sort of risk. with a maybe unstable OS.

> That admission in and of itself would be sufficient reason to recommend
> abandoning Ubuntu.

No, but it is sufficinet to make me decide on downloading 6.06, which I am 
doing now, instead of trying 6.10.

In the same way that when I was using Mandrake, I never went for a x.0 
release, but always waited for a x.1 or x.2.
               Tout homme bien portant peut se passer de manger
                   pendant deux jours - de poésie, jamais.
                                          -- Charles Baudelaire
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