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Re: Debian Calendar Files



bob@proulx.com (Bob Proulx) writes:
> Martin Schulze wrote:
>> Bob Proulx wrote:
>> >   Dec 11  A CDROM manufacturer mistakenly labelled an unreleased version as Debian 1.0, 1995
>> > 
>> > But that is so long.  Perhaps this works.  Taking literary license by
>> > using today's testing name which I don't think exited then.
>> > 
>> >   Dec 11  A CDROM manufacturer mistakenly shipped 'testing' as Debian 1.0, 1995
>> 
>> a) why not name the distributor
>
> I was trying to soften the message along the same lines as the web
> page history.  But there is no particular reason not to name them.
>
>> b) it was not testing, hence it would be wrong.
>
> Yes.  As I said, it was literary license trying to shorten the prose.
>
>> c) Dec 11th is the date of the announcement not of the shipping, hence it would be wrong.
>
> For reference, the calendar file line under discussion.
>> Dec 11  Infomagic announces the botching of Debian 1.0, 1995

How about:

Dec 11  Infomagic announces an unreleased Debian 1.0 as official, 1995

or just:

Dec 11  Infomagic announces an unreleased Debian 1.0, 1995

-- 
Kevin 

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