Re: Criteria for experimental uploads
On 21 Apr 1997, Guy Maor wrote:
> There is way too much stuff in experimental, and no reason for it.
> Some people erroneously believe that a new package must first go into
> experimental and then be moved into unstable.
> Starting immediately, an upload to experimental must meet the
> following criteria:
> 1. The package already exists in unstable.
> 2. The package is such a major change from previous versions that it
> will break the setups of all installed users. Hardly anybody will
> want to upgrade without investing an enormous amount of time.
This criteria isn't adequate. There are packages that are
alpha-software.. like Wine.. And my package `mkbroch' only makes sense if
you want to set a Debian WWW site... Why should it go to unstable?
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