Originally Posted by celthunder
Centos itself is falling way behind on updates from RHEL.
In 2011 CentOS disconnected CentOS-5 from Centos-6 processes to provide zero impact release cycles, they set up a Continuous Release repo for both CentOS 5 and CentOS 6 ('yum install centos-release-cr') to ensure security updates are available as they are released and they managed to release CentOS-6.2 on 12/20/2011 and in less than 2 weeks.
Back to your comment. Yes, it's clear there were hick-ups due to staffing. But as far as I've read your comment only applied to the initial Centos6 and CentOS-6.1 releases back then.
For more see http://planet.centos.org/