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Re: Distributing unreleased ports on CD (was: firewalling tools)

On Wed, 22 May 2002, Santiago Vila wrote:

> My point is that the existence of installation CDs means whatever it's
> installed is considered by many people "interesting to be installed".
> The ideal scenario would be that a testing distribution is created for
> the unreleased architectures and we modify the FAQ so that it allows
> CDs from testing as well as stable.

Got it.  I am feeling rather sensitive at the moment

> The current status in which your CDs are already useful and the FAQ
> says they should not exist at all is not consistent.

Yes.  A category to put alongside unstable, testing and stable which
describes an os in development.  Then we could have official development
snapshot CDs.  Ad hoc'ery allowed.


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