Re: bugs + rant + constructive criticism (long)
On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 07:02:47PM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> i would recommend the use of either testing or unstable or stable
> depending upon the particular requirements of the situation.
> stable is good when you don't need or want any change at all.
> testing is good when you want/need to be mostly up-to-date with the
> latest versions but don't have the time to deal with packaging errors.
> unstable is good when you want/need to be up-to-date and have both the
> time and the skill to deal with any problems that may arise.
> ....however that won't be much use if nobody uses 'unstable' as
> unstable packages won't get installed and tested, so bug reports won't
> be filed, so unstable packages will move into testing without actually
> having been tested by anyone.
Quite true. Developers should at least be running unstable...
BTW: why is your Mail-Follow-Up-To broken? It should point to the list
only. Use 'subscribe <LIST>' if you're using mutt.
My mutt intended to CC: you...