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Re: Why not only support Sid and Testing?

On Tuesday 12 September 2006 11:08, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 22:08:02 -0600, Joseph Smidt <jsmidt@byu.edu>
> wrote:
> >	I know I am in for an argument, but I think it is a good
> >question.  I'm sure many of you have read Mark's blog:
> >http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/56.  It says 76% of Debian
> >users run unstable and probably a fair fraction of the rest run testing.
> I tend to doubt these numbers, especially if they come from a source
> that is known for its Ubuntu / Canonical marketing blurb.

	I hope you don't easily assume a bad will behind these numbers. Any servey 
could bring wrong numbers up or even a wrong trend, but that is not always 
done on purpose. It is far easier to make an honest mistake, than to 
construct some sort of evil plan ;-)

> Greetings
> Marc, who is running unstable on two of fifteen systems

	Another thing which might be taken into account is that there are stable 
machines which are not even internetworked or don't have popularity-contest 
package installed for any reason (to save some cpu cycles;-), while almost 
any unstable/development machine needs the latest stuff and needs to interact 
with the debian server infrastructure.

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