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Re: security in testing

On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 05:08:34PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:

> > IMHO, it is only particularly valuable for users to run testing when a
> > release is approaching (at which point security updates and removals
> > take place en masse).
> Wasn't testing supposed to be a perpetually mostly-releasable Debian?
> Anyway, a release is _always_ approaching (until the time Debian dies, of
> course...) -- the question is how far away it is.  ;-)

A release is always approaching, but eventually a cutoff must be set in
order for progress to be made, and buggy packages fixed or removed.

 - mdz

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