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authorJeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems) <vanmeeuwen@kolabsys.com>2012-03-11 13:34:04 (GMT)
committerJeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems) <vanmeeuwen@kolabsys.com>2012-03-11 13:34:04 (GMT)
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downloadkolab-docs-f3f14cfb00e9c4cb5cc434068ed4aba9e75c515f.tar.gz
Update Common_Content
-rw-r--r--Common_Content/en-US/sect-Kolab_Product_Series.xml32
-rw-r--r--Common_Content/en-US/sect-Supported_Platforms_and_System_Requirements.xml5
2 files changed, 23 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/Common_Content/en-US/sect-Kolab_Product_Series.xml b/Common_Content/en-US/sect-Kolab_Product_Series.xml
index 22125f6..ac4b2df 100644
--- a/Common_Content/en-US/sect-Kolab_Product_Series.xml
+++ b/Common_Content/en-US/sect-Kolab_Product_Series.xml
@@ -12,13 +12,13 @@
The Kolab Groupware developers, community members and Kolab Systems engineering and support staff maintain many of the packages related to Kolab with the Linux distributions through which those packages are available.
</para>
<para>
- The Kolab software repositories can therefor include only those software components, or those specific versions of software components, that differentiate from what is available in the upstream Linux distribution software repositories, and possibly recommended or required additional software repositories.
+ The Kolab software repositories can therefor include only those software components, or those specific versions of software components, that differentiate from what is available through the upstream Linux distribution software repositories, and possibly recommended or required additional software repositories.
</para>
<para>
Product series are versioned, each of them created to provide a sustainable stream of updates to the individual software components included in that product serie.
</para>
<para>
- The convention for <emphasis>Server Product Versioning</emphasis> is subject to the guidelines proposed and accepted as <ulink url="http://wiki.kolab.org/KEP:5">KEP #5</ulink>.
+ The convention for <emphasis>Server Product Versioning</emphasis> is subject to the guidelines proposed and accepted as <ulink url="http://wiki.kolab.org/KEP:5">Kolab Enhancement Proposal #5</ulink> (KEP #5 for short).
</para>
<section id="sect-Kolab_Product_Series-Product_Streams">
<title>Product Streams</title>
@@ -26,40 +26,50 @@
Two different product streams exist, a <literal>community</literal> edition and an <literal>enterprise</literal> edition.
</para>
<para>
- The following are consequences of using the community edition of kolab 2.4 (as opposed to the enterprise edition):
+ The differences between the community edition and the enterprise edition are as follows:
</para>
<para>
<orderedlist>
<listitem>
<para>
- No debuginfo packages are available, which would be needed in case stack traces need to be generated for binary compiled programs such as mysql, openldap, cyrus-imapd or php.
+ No debuginfo sub-packages are made available through the repositories for the community edition. You typically need debuginfo sub-paclages in case stack traces need to be generated for binary compiled programs such as mysql, openldap, cyrus-imapd, php and others.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
- The packages are not signed, and therefor the authenticity of the packages cannot be verified.
+ The packages available through the repositories for the community edition are not signed with a PGP key, and therefor the authenticity of the packages cannot be verified.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
- The packages are made available through HTTP only, as opposed to HTTPS, and therefor the authenticity cannot be verified.
+ The repositories for the community edition are made available through HTTP only, while the enterprise edition's repositories are available over HTTPS only. For the community edition, the the authenticity cannot be verified.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
- No builds other then the latest is made available for any package. Rolling back a software update foo-1.0-2.el5 to previously installed software version foo-1.0-1.el5 after a failed update is therefor not possible unless a copy of foo-1.0-1.el5 had been preserved.
+ In the repositories for the community edition, no package builds other then the latest are made available. Rolling back a software update foo-1.0-2.el5 to a previously installed software version foo-1.0-1.el5 after a failed update is therefor not possible unless a copy of foo-1.0-1.el5 had been preserved.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
- No security errata is sent out.
+ For the community edition, no security errata &ndash;other then for critical security issues&ndash; is sent out.
</para>
</listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ The enterprise edition is supported for a longer term than the community edition.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ The software available in the enterprise edition is subjected to thorough quality assurance and certification before being made available.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
</orderedlist>
@@ -73,9 +83,11 @@
4 different repository stages exist, each of them indicating the expected level of stability, and point-in-time release.
</para>
<para>
- The <literal>release</literal> and <literal>updates</literal> repositories contain the most stable software (community edition) which is supported (enterprise edition).
+ The <literal>release</literal> and <literal>updates</literal> repositories contain the most stable software (community edition) which is supported (professionally in the enterprise edition).
+ </para>
+ <para>
+ The <literal>updates-testing</literal> repositories contain software that is being stabilized (through the collection of community feedback for the community edition) before being submitted to the <literal>updates</literal> repository.
</para>
-
</section>
diff --git a/Common_Content/en-US/sect-Supported_Platforms_and_System_Requirements.xml b/Common_Content/en-US/sect-Supported_Platforms_and_System_Requirements.xml
index c852205..3e560e0 100644
--- a/Common_Content/en-US/sect-Supported_Platforms_and_System_Requirements.xml
+++ b/Common_Content/en-US/sect-Supported_Platforms_and_System_Requirements.xml
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@
-->
<listitem>
<para>
- <ulink url="http://www.univention.de/index.php?id=964&L=1">Univention Corporate Server</ulink>
+ <ulink url="http://www.univention.de/index.php?id=964&amp;L=1">Univention Corporate Server</ulink>
</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
@@ -80,8 +80,5 @@
-->
</itemizedlist>
</para>
- <remark>
- Obviously, the list is not complete
- </remark>
</section> \ No newline at end of file