Re: we need a release announcement -- soon [source material]
On Sat, 5 Aug 2000, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 04-Aug-00, 15:02 (CDT), Ben Armstrong <email@example.com> 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.
Sure, no objection to that.
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