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I can't find a definitive list of rolling distros any where on the web.

DistroWatch doesn't have one, though I posted a comment suggesting they add such or label rolling releases and the type of release/dev. cycle generally.

Wikipedia have a very small page for "Rolling Release" only which list about five or so merely as examples of rolling releases.

I would like to start a Wikipedia page "List of Rolling Release Linux Distributions".

I would be happy to help with such as I have been trying to find a good guide to Linux rolling release distros.

If you would be willing to help me with the page please post below or email my screen name at gmail if you like the idea or have a better one.

I still need to set up a Wikipedia account but thought I'd see if any one was interested in the project first.

I would like to collaborate with other in creating the page as I've only used Linux for a year or so & I'm still something of a newbie.

I look forward to hearing your thoughts on the proposal.

** Edit in reply to the comments below **

Fist of all I'd like to apologize for posting the question. Sorry: I should have read the guidelines first on what types of question are allowed. Feel free to erase this question entirely as I'm not sure how this is done.

My question really should have been: "Does anyone know whether a comprehensive list of rolling-release Linux distros exists anywhere on the Web [before I bother to create a Wikipedia article for such]?". -- Would this be a suitable question to post on this site?

If not I'll just leave things as they stand. BTW, many thanks to those who commented below (and Stefan Lasiewski & Maciej Piechotka for closing the question). In future, I'll endeavour to make sure I don't make the same mistake of asking an ambiguous question (or one that's inappropriate given the site's purpose).

Many thanks for the clarification.

Tuxalot.

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While I appreciate your intention, I can't stop wondering if this is a valid question. There can be no "correct" answer. –  phunehehe Dec 25 '10 at 3:25
    
@Tux : While we appreciate your efforts, please remember that this is a Q&A site, and I don't think we can answer your question here. Please see the FAQ: What kind of questions should I not ask here? for the sorts of questions which should and should not be asked here. –  Stefan Lasiewski Dec 25 '10 at 5:49
    
Closed as not a real question. Unless something changed getting Wikipedia account was rather straithforward. I guess twitter/identi.ca etc. are better suited for the task you described. Anyway - good luck with your project. –  Maciej Piechotka Dec 25 '10 at 16:26
    
Please see my apology above. This was my 1st post on the site and I should have read the FAQ link given above first. I'm sorry for posting an inappropriate question. If any one would like to let me know [by adding a comment here] whether my rewritten & clarified version of the question is suitable for posting I'd be grateful I want to be sure not to repeat the same mistake. Oh, and thanks for the FAQ link: I of course should have read it before posting for the 1st time. –  Tuxalot Dec 27 '10 at 4:08
    
I've been thinking about it for a few minutes and I'm still not sure if "Is there a comprehensive list of rolling-release Linux distros available online?" is on-topic. I think it probably is; I'd go ahead and post the question, and if it closes, no big deal. I think it'll do ok, and I'll delete this once you've posted the new question –  Michael Mrozek Dec 27 '10 at 4:37
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closed as not a real question by Stefan Lasiewski, Maciej Piechotka Dec 25 '10 at 16:24

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