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Re: Suggestion: Skip Slink!

On Sun, Jan 03, 1999 at 10:04:11PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> Hello,
> I propose that Debian skip slink, and have a freeze of potato soon.
> This comes for several reasons:
> 1. Slink is already seriously obsolete, since it has been frozen for
>    about as long as we are supposed to go between releases.
> 2. Slink release is some time off, and is complicated by the fact
>    that most developers now run potato.

Maybe it's also better not to announce the freeze, but only the deep-freeze.
Otherwise we make another promise on a release (and release date) which we have
problems of keeping. This is also fair to the cd manufacturers and vendors as
well, since the sales drops on such announcements. (boy, am I commercial
minded here :)



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