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Re: Firefox, the Release and what should a debian developer do?

On Thu, Jun 10, 2004 at 02:33:55PM +1000, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 10:45:01PM -0400, Eric Dorland wrote:
> > So I suppose I'm asking if any progress has been made toward the next
> > release? A lot of lucky developers have been sunning themselves at
> > DebConf, was there any progress there? I certainly don't want to start
> > up old flame wars on GR or anything, but besides that since DI is
> > really shaping up, are we missing anything else? Or do we think
> > there's still a few months before any sort of general freeze?
> Firefox is prerelease anyway isn't it? If we release sarge with a flakey
> firefox, I'd be inclined to say it's prerelease, deal with it or use
> mozilla.

That would be silly, no?

> That's my humble opinion anyway...
> So go forth and package it, throw it in unstable, 


That's what it's for; and that's how the GNOME team recently tested
GNOME 2.6 before they uploaded it to unstable.

If you want to try this, coordinate with the release team (at
-release@l.d.o), and only upload to unstable when you think it's ready.

> so long as it doesn't
> break other stuff, which I can't see it doing.

How about it breaking itself?

     smog  |   bricks
 AIR  --  mud  -- FIRE
soda water |   tequila
 -- with thanks to fortune

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