Re: distribute silber CDs of frozen Re: Idea for Debian 2.0 testing process
Igor Grobman wrote:
> >>>>> On Fri, 13 Feb 1998, "GV" == Greg Vence wrote:
> +> It might be a good idea to use some of our money to make a number
> of CDs
> +> to be distributed for free in exchange for a promise to test and
> +> testing results to debian-testing. This might considerably
> increase the
> +> number of testers we have, and make hamm as good as it can be
> GV> Actually, I like the arrangement we have. You get a free CD
> _after_ the
> GV> release if you _have_ made a report. You get the benfits for
> GV> not promises. Also, it seemed that the funding of that was from
> GV> CD manufacturer-distributor. (Essentially, this was the same
> deal for
> GV> 'developers' on the project.)
> Well, I like the current arrangement too, but distributing free frozen
> would make testing possible for more people. Some people might not
> want to
> donwload everything using a modem either due to the per-minute charges
> other reasons (although I have no problem doing it). It would be nice
> if one
> of the CD distributors volunteered to do this :).
True enough. However, I'd like to see them used by folks that have
already been performing. This would help reduce the a "disappearing
tester" situation. (Referancing the disappearing developer situation.)
L8r -- Greg.
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