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