On 24-Apr-00, 11:23 (CDT), "Juergen A. Erhard" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Craig> upgrading to whatever the latest stable releases is
> Craig> requires just as much caution/paranoia as upgrading to
> Craig> whatever is in the latest unstable. anyone who trusts the
> Craig> latest debian stable release on their critical/production
> Craig> servers without testing it on other machines first deserves
> Craig> whatever they get.
> And damn all the maintainers who have only one machine to work on
> (their personal system).
I think you missed the part where he said "critical/production
servers". In that environment, there *are* test/devel machines
available. (If there aren't, then the sysadmin isn't doing his/her job,
or the sysadmin needs to find a new job at a company that actually knows
what they're doing.)