Re: we need a release announcement -- soon [source material]
On 04-Aug-00, 15:02 (CDT), Ben Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
> > Another thing to brag about: you can 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.