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Re: [volatile] status update

On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 12:34:31PM -0500, Brian Nelson wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 05:05:28PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > there has been some silent work on the volatile archive. Now, the
> > archive is ready to have some packages uploaded.
> Maybe I'm a little late, but I have some concerns with the name.
> >From WordNet (r) 2.0 (August 2003) [wn]:
>   volatile
>       4: tending to vary often or widely; "volatile stocks";
>          "volatile emotions"
> Does anyone really want software on their system that meets any of those
> definitions?  It's even scarier sounding than "unstable" or
> "experimental"...

I thought the marked definition fit quite well.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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