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Re: Future releases of Debian

On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 03:18:12PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 12:31:41PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > The "What, Debian 3.1 ships 10 CDs but this common program I need for my 
> > work that was in Debian 3.0 is not included?" would do much harm to the 
> > reputation of Debian.
> Have you actually looked at the list of buggy packages?  I do reasonably
> frequently.  Yes, ideally we'd be just fixing all the bugs that people
> run into but if it's a choice between releasing and dropping say
> gtkrellm-alltraxclock then quite frankly I'd go with getting a release
> out the door and not worry about it too much.

Another metric that would be useful is "did that bug exist in the previous
stable?"  If the answer is yes, it seems that pushing out a release with
that version is no worse than any other.

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