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

On 04-Aug-00, 15:02 (CDT), Ben Armstrong <synrg@sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca> wrote: 
> 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.

While this is true, I think it *is* worth mentioning that an
"any->potato" upgrade is supported, to encourage people to become
current, rather than languishing back at hamm.


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