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Re: Debian 2.2 Release.

Tomasz Wegrzanowski <maniek@beer.com> writes:

> > If we actually followed your plan, I'm afraid debian would *never* be
> > stable.
> I was talking about applications (see my list : mozilla, freeciv, gnumeric...).
> They usually can't break anything but themself.

Breaking themselves is NOT acceptable either.  What led you to believe
that it is acceptible to place apps into Debian with a not
insignificant risk that our users' vital apps would be compromised?

Mozilla and gnumeric are both relied upon by many people for important
tasks.  I shudder to think what the result could be if a spreadsheet
has an arithmetic error, and because of your policy of speed before
quality, it goes into Debian before being tested.  This is totally

> I never said we should 100%ly trust stability of new
> kernel, exim, pppd, glibc or gcc.

Why should we of anything else?

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