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Re: slink is gone, goals for potato?

On Tue, Mar 02, 1999 at 09:20:11AM -0500, Brandon Mitchell wrote:

> I fear the only way to shorten the freeze time is to have a disincentive
> to work on unstable.  Either don't allow uploads at all, a period when
> uploads aren't allowed (near release time or near freeze time or both), or
> some other strange scheme.  Unfortunately, everything I can think of to
> shorten a freeze will hurt unstable.

...and hurting unstable is E V I L !!!!

there have been various proposals on ways to minimise the freeze period,
starting with Bdale's one during the hamm freeze.  IMO, something
like that is the *only* way we're going to get the freeze down to a
reasonable time....and best of all, it actually takes advantage of the
fact that debian is a "live" distribution rather than try to force it
into some static, dead, commercial-release type mold.


craig sanders

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