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Re: Debian 2.2 Release.

On Wed, Jun 28, 2000 at 01:28:54AM -0700, Jim Lynch wrote:
> Hi...
> Summary: Let's compromise the apps and keep the system stable! (not)
> > Date:    Wed, 28 Jun 2000 05:05:42 +0200
> > To:      debian-devel@lists.debian.org
> > From:    Tomasz Wegrzanowski <maniek@beer.com>
> > Subject: Re: Debian 2.2 Release.
> >
> > I was talking about applications (see my list : mozilla, freeciv, gnumeric).
> > They usually can't break anything but themself.
> > 
> > I never said we should 100%ly trust stability of new
> > kernel, exim, pppd, glibc or gcc.
> Oh, I get it :) keep the -system- stable, but break the apps :) The apps
> won't break the system... so let's introduce instability and distrust 
> in the apps in the name of having the newest thing.

Old apps have *more* bugs than new one. Some of them *much* *more*.
Upstream do *more*, *much* *more* bugfixes that Debian.

Will you claim than potato mozilla is less buggy than woody mozilla ???
Will you claim than potato freeciv is less buggy than woody freeciv ???

If it needs much integrating, we can leave it for a while.
If it can work with existing Debian, and there is new STABLE,
we can upgrade it.

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