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Re: [PATCH] latest ash has broken 'echo' command

On Fri, 22 Oct 1999, Buddha Buck wrote:
> > "Be liberal in what you accept, be conservative in what you generate".

On Mon, Oct 25, 1999 at 05:37:55PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> This is ok in the general sense.
> However, for the unstable distribution there is another said:
> "Be conservative in what you accept, so that you discover bugs and
> policy violations in packages which are not so conservative in what
> they generate".

This is flawed.

It's reasonable to do such things in experimental, and it's reasonable
to treat unstable as a surrogate for experimental for a short time after
the release of stable, but in the general case this is the wrong approach.

This is very much the wrong aproach when we're nearing freeze.

And, "fix the right problem" higher priority.


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