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Debian: Yesterday’s Distribution?

The latest Debian Project News recently announced a code freeze in preparation for a new release by the end of 2010. It’s a sign of the times that the news went mostly unreported. Which makes me wonder: What is Debian’s role today? More here

There’s no doubt that, in most people’s minds, Debian no longer occupies the place it once had in free and open source software (FOSS). Five or six years ago, upcoming Debian releases, or elections for Debian Project Leader were major news in the community (I know, because I covered them). Now, few of the news sites gives much attention to either event.

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