Re: testing and no release schedule
On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 01:42:50AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> I like Debian for both technical and political reasons, but it's simply
> impossible today to recommend to anyone to use Debian stable on
> production systems.
I don't think this is 100% true. At the company I work for, we still use
woody on most of our servers (and we still even have potato installed on
Stable is *definitely* not usable on desktop systems. The problem is that
pretty much every Debian developer runs unstable on his/her desktop. So not
having a current stable release doesn't really affect them.
Perhaps Debian needs to change its product offering. We could have a server
distribution (with a long release cycle) and a desktop distribution (with a
short release cycle). Yes, just like every other major Linux vendor. No,
this is not rocket science and I'm 100% sure I'm not the first one with this
idea. So why aren't we doing it?
Adam McKenna <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>