Re: An old idea, brought back to life
On Sun, 20 Dec 1998, Raul Miller wrote:
> The following would be very good as documentation (orientation,
> suggestions, whatever) for new users. However, a few nits: this is
> about systems, not about people. Also it's a spectrum -- someone might
> have a system which runs unstable till they get burned, then back off
> for a while till they need some wholesale change from unstable again.
> And some who need stability might even be reluctant to upgrade to a more
> recent "stable" -- especially if they have significant locally installed
> software which isn't properly registered in dpkg's database.
At home I follow unstable until just before frozen (because everyones
last-minute uploads break everything), then after the dust settles I go
back to unstable.
At work all critical machines run stable (except the alpha) and some
development machines run unstable.
Just for the record.