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Re: Little things make the initial install experience painful

On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 09:00:41AM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 07:44:29AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > Because when (woody+1) is released, all the people who still have
> > "woody" in their sources.list will complain about how they don't see the
> > upgrade.
> That's preferred, IMHO. You shouldn't just get a new os because you
> apt-get update one day. You *should* need to take an extra step and read
> the release notes before doing such an upgrade.

I totally agree; that's why I mentioned that calling it "woody" would
remove the accidental upgrade to a new stable when it arrives - which Steve
seemed to miss.

If people really need to "see" the upgrade, there are shedloads of potential
better ways to show them than to "just do it".



Nick Phillips -- nwp@lemon-computing.com
You worry too much about your job.  Stop it.  You are not paid enough to worry.

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