Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> writes: > On Fri, May 16, 2003 at 10:40:10AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote: > >> On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 10:06:47AM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote: >> > release >> > <programming> (Or "released version", "baseline") A version of >> > a piece of software which has been made public (as opposed to >> > a version that is in development, or otherwise unreleased). >> >> So, you're contending that "testing" hasn't been made public? Or you're >> contending that people regularly upload development versions of packages >> to testing? Or are you contending that there's a line somewhere between >> annual updates and daily updates that makes security support unnecessary? > > No, I'm contending that testing is in development. It's a daily snapshot. > It doesn't make any sense to release patches and security advisories for a > snapshot which will be overwritten in the near future. Uh, if "near future" == a few days, I doubt anyone would be terribly concerned with testing's lack of security updates. The problem is when the "in the near future" means "in a few months". -- Looks like excitement by repetition!
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