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Re: XFree86-3.3.3 is really not in slink?

On Tue, 1 Dec 1998, Tyson Dowd wrote:

> I can tell you from experience that sales of Debian 2.0 started 
> dropping off as soon as Debian 2.1 was announced as frozen on slashdot. 
> Announcing a product months before it is released tends to do that.
> (It also gives Debian a reputation for vapourware).
> If everyone knows not to bother with 2.1 because 2.1.1 is just around
> the corner, well that will kill sales too.

In which case should we announce freezes at all?


Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Steward of the Cambridge Tolkien Society
Selwyn College Computer Support

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