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Re: A "progressive" distribution

On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 02:36:47PM -0500, Ed Szynaka wrote:
> The problem that I see is that there is too much time between stable
> releases.  I think that shorter and much more regular time periods
> between freezes is necessary.  By fixing the number and date of freezes,
> with say three or four a year, and letting everyone know long in advance
> of the freeze it would allow developers to schedule when all bugs must
> be removed by.  Also the fact that the time period would be much shorter
> would make changes between stable versions less drastic and therefore
> easier to handle.

How does this account for drastic changes to something like libc that
might take weeks or months to shake out?

Mike Stone

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