+Samuel Orr do they really? I don't know about that for sure and don't think that the migration took place. A few months ago is saw some photo's where they still used laptop's and pc's running Windows while they were testing stuff for the Orion spacecraft iirc. Maybe they use it on the spacestation.....
As announced in the "Bits from the Security Team" (LWN copy) email a couple of weeks ago, it is possible that Debian squeeze will have Long Term Support, primarily in the way of security updates. The news have made it to Soft...
When don't you need software that outlives a hardware generation?
I mean, just take "simple" websites. Those are usually using PHP or similar; that breaks with every major release, and nobody will pay you to fix a website done four years ago…
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