Re: Should we divide Debian to usable and unusable
On Sun, 04 Jun 2000, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 04, 2000 at 04:47:11PM +0300, Sami Haahtinen wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 04, 2000 at 03:09:05AM -0700, Paulo Henrique Baptista de Oliveira wrote:
> > > > I've seen many unusable programs be announced as ITP, what use is it
> > > > for the normal user to have something that you cannot use.
> > > >
> > > A normal user can only download the programms that he likes (less than
> > > 1.0 or not)
> Hasn't "experimental" been designed for such packages?
No, check section 5.6 of the developers-reference.
[experimental] is meant to be a temporary staging area
for highly experimental software where there's a good chance that the
software could break your system.