Re: Debian Calendar Files
On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 08:01:25AM -0700, Bill Wohler wrote:
> Martin Schulze <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I wonder if it would improve our distribution if we include a calendar
> > file with bsdmainutils that would contain Debian specific dates, such
> > as release dates and days of death of our fellow developer.
> No. Calendar dates, especially those of release dates, change too much
> and are ephemeral. Files in a distribution shouldn't become obsolete
> over time (at least, like calendar dates, anyway). This sort of
> information should be kept on the web site.
Take a look at the example dates that Joey mentioned in the URL at the
bottom. These are past dates (and their anniversaries).