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Re: The unrealistic release update

Thomas Hood <jdthood@yahoo.co.uk> writes:

> On Tue, 2004-04-27 at 12:46, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 08:33:59AM +0100, J.D. Thomas Hood wrote:
>> > 
>> > It would be much better if you [...] helped to get the release out.
>> It's simply frustrating if you think that the overall way the release
>> is planned will badly fail, and if you work on a detail here or there,
>> it doesn't has a significant an influence on the whole release.
> Even if the release doesn't happen your work doesn't go to waste --

Unless your not a DD and you submit patches and noone cares and they
just bitrot away till they are useless.

See util-linux for example. Its RC bugs too.

> it improves the quality of unstable and testing.  Stay tuned, though:
> we may see changes to release management as a result of the "Social
> Contract GR's Affect on sarge" flamewar.

Its a nice Dream but I haven't seen any big changes happening in
Debian due to a flamewar, or at all.


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