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Re: Neat gtk/gdk-imlib pain

On Mon, Mar 01, 1999 at 07:21:55PM -0800, Adam Klein wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 1999 at 01:29:47PM -0600, Ean R . Schuessler wrote:
> [snip]
> > unstable   packages moved in immediatly from incoming. might work,
> >            probably doesn't. you should definatly know what you are
> >            doing if you are installing packages from here.
> > 
> > usable     packages are moved into usable selectively from the
> >            unstable dist. packages are moved in groups when it is
> >            widely rumored that they seem to be working togethor.
> >            While this is not a "stable" distribution per se, it is
> >            likely that a well prepared developer can aim apt at the
> >            distribution and upgrade regularly without undue suffering.
> > 
> > stable     the last stabilized, frozen, checked, certified and
> >            blessed release. 
> The problem with this sort of setup is that packages in unstable will never
> have a wide test.  How do we know when to move them into usable?

Because there are always people who are willing to slit their throats as
long as they stay on the cutting edge. :)

Mike Stone

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