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On Tuesday 11 November 2003 21:53, Spider wrote:
> For corporate use, we know we can fork it. Thats not the issue. the
> issue is that we -will- fork things, and we need the baseline to -never
> ever- change. Because errata can then be merged into mainline at the
> corporates own time and developers will.
> This is actually a big hamstring with our current distribution model,
> that works great for homeusers and smaller servers, but badly prevents
> anyone from fully taking advantage of the flexibility of Gentoo.
There are certainly thought about this. Currently the main blocking factor of
this is developer time. At the moment the point that still has more priority
is general QA before we think we are even able to maintain a fixed tree. Of
course at the moment that we start offering the first fixed tree it is still
not advised for production use, but we hope to help gentoo reach the
Paul de Vrieze