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Re: we need a release announcement -- soon [source material]

On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
> Another thing to brag about: you can[1] upgrade from _any_ previous Debian
> release directly to 2.2, "which hasn't been seen on any OS before".

This re-enforces the user's expectation that this will continue to be the
case for releases to come.  I consider this an implicit commitment to
something we may not be able to sustain much longer.  In light of the
recent libc5 removal debate, I would carefully qualify any claims of
backwards compatibility.

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