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

On Thu, Jun 10, 2004 at 03:56:25PM -0400, Clint Adams wrote:
> > s/unstable/experimental
> s/experimental/unstable/

No. You don't upload packages to unstable if you think they might break.
That's what experimental is for.

> > That's what it's for; and that's how the GNOME team recently tested
> > GNOME 2.6 before they uploaded it to unstable.
> That is NOT what it's for.  That is just how people seem to abuse it
> these days.

Because the release manager decided that's what experimental is supposed
to be for these days. Yes, in the past experimental was quite a bit more
strict, and not even remotely used as much as it is to be used nowadays;
that's hardly the point.

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