Re: [2001-11-29] Freeze Update
> Once optional (and extra) packages are frozen ("no changes but security
> fixes") we'll have released, so no. It'll be applied to standard+task
> packages though.
This may simply be ignorance of past precedent, but to my mind, a
freeze is intended to stabilize the system to allow for testing,
not to make an assertion that changes are no longer necessary.
Why would there not be a freeze on the entire distribution for
testing prior to release?