Oh, come one! From the website: "...combination of stable and
Cutting-edge software is rarely robust. That's why it's called
That would be "bleeding edge". Its entirely possible to having cutting
edge and robust software. Automating testing, better participation in
rawhide, test releases and updates-testing and bug triaging to get
feedback and fixes faster are some of the possible ways to improve it.
I was around when rawhide was created; its nature may have changed
since then, but about the time of Valhalla it was a mismash of
packages, whatever the Red Hatters were working on, and if Jeremy had
recently released a new Anaconda it might even be installable, but
there were many complaints that it wasn't.
Rawhide is a changing beast. Things evolve.
It was also used for unofficial fixes; this resulted in people
thinking packages there were official.
There shouldnt be "unofficial fixes" in it now.
If you don't care for stability and/or want to help refine
Fedora Core 5 beta (maybe blend in some rawhide?) is for you.
There is no beta releases for Fedora. Only test releases.
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