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Re: Debian versioning scheme (r1 vs .1)

On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 11:13:14PM +0100, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 10:55:16PM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> > Apparently nobody[1] wants to have anything to do with boot-floppies
> > anymore, so your argument seems bogus unless you do it yourself. Sorry,
> > I don't want to be rude, but this seems to be the situation today.
> apparently this was the case for the last installer, too. I did not know
> that bf are already considered retired? Wont the new debian installer not
> use them, too?

No.  b-f was scheduled to die after potato.  The new d-i wasn't ready. 
So we resurrected them provisionally.

D-i is completely independent and _people need to finish it instead of
complaining about the release cycle_.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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