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Re: Thoughts on Debian quality, including automated testing

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 02:07:30AM +0200, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> Sloppiness tends to result in real problems sooner or later.

possible slogan for volatile-sloppy ? :)

> Several ideas have been floating around for years on how to improve
> this situation, of which I'd like to mention three. While I've here
> used the number of bugs as the measure of a package's quality,
> the same ideas might help with other aspects, like getting new
> upstream versions packaged soon after they're released.
>     * Team maintenance. 
>     * Less strong ownership of packages.
>     * Abolishing package ownership completely.

It might be implied in one of the above, but what about:

      * competitive maintenance

Sorry, I couldn't resist.

Perl 6 will give you the big knob. -- Larry Wall

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