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Re: 9.2.0.5 is available for win32

From: Joel Garry <joel-garry_at_home.com>
Date: 6 Apr 2004 13:19:12 -0700
Message-ID: <91884734.0404061219.453f91cd@posting.google.com>


"Niall Litchfield" <n-litchfield_at_audit-commission.gov.uk> wrote in message news:<407273a1$0$3302$ed9e5944_at_reading.news.pipex.net>...
> "Paul Drake" <drak0nian_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:1ac7c7b3.0404051246.321f5b88_at_posting.google.com...
> > Mike,
> >
> > I don't recall seeing a notice posted on metalink that 9.2.0.5 would
> > be a terminal patchset release version.
> > I don't even think that we have a "hard" de-support date
> > "that won't be pushed back at the last minute, thwarting the plans of
> > a proactive DBA". There may be an announced de-support date for 9.2,
> > but don't count on it. I wonder if Vegas would start taking bets on
> > such things?
> >
> > When has a de-support date for a terminal release _NOT_ been pushed
> > back?
>
> Well 8i doesn't get desupported until the end of 2004, 9iR2 doesn't even
> have a desupport date yet. I'd be amazed if there wasn't at least a 9.2.0.6
> some time later in the year or beginning of 2005.

Somewhere I got the idea that techies can get all excited about a final patchset, only to be cut off at the knees by, um, management decisions.

But this is interesting, I wonder why Certify & Availability can't link to it?
http://metalink.oracle.com/metalink/plsql/ml2_documents.showDocument?p_database_id=NOT&p_id=190435.1

I like the part about needing a month for metalink mail :-)

I also like that it is undated (as of this writing, anyway) :-)

jg

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