Re: Where is Debian going?
On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 08:26:18PM -0700, David De Graff wrote:
> >| This is what I mean:
> >| potato == 2.x
> >| woody == 3.x
> >| sid == 4.x
> >That doesn't work, though, because sid is NOT debian 4.x. 4.x is a
> >stable release (which hasn't occured yet).
> 4.x is a future stable release in the current naming scheme. That could be
If testing were renamed 3.x and unstable 4.x, that would be *more*
confusing than the current naming scheme. You need to consider the
actual relationship between those distributions.
I think the current names do just fine for their intended audiences. I
really want unstable users to be quite familiar with the system so that
the support load doesn't become unmanageable when some minor routine
thing breaks in unstable and people don't know the standard steps for
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