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Re: Upcoming Debian Releases

On Wed, 08 Jan 1997 10:12:38 EST Fabien Ninoles (ninf01@castor.GEL.USh
erb.CA) wrote:

> I think Debian are begin to grown enough to begin to talk about 
> dividing(??) the distribution. I really like the packaging scheme for 
> everything (including some cluster like Guthenberg or x-books). But the 
> ftp site double in three months, and bo seems to be ever bigger (may be 
> twice than rex? I hope! ;-)  It will be a good thing if we can divided 
> everything to simplify life for users. Examples:
> 	- Having the main debian distribution including normal Linux package
> 	  plus some popular extra but no source and no development except 
> 	  for the most important such as does who are already in stable.
> 	- Keeping contrib as it is.
> 	- Divided non-free in two: stable and unstable.
> 	- including some add-on repertories such as developpers ressources,
> 	  extra packages, docs, meta-packages, reviews and magazine, etc.

I've been asking for the division of non-free and contrib into unstable/stable subsections for two months. What's the status of this ? 


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