Re: Debian desktop -situation, proposals for discussion and change. Users point of view.
I see Your point, however this is far from "user-friendliness".
First solution -use other distro. Wow, what a great idea. Looking at
statistics and Linux users in neighborhood, You can be _sure_ they
discovered that way already :-)
Be also sure, that unwilling to do more for desktop users, Debian will
not be less, but increasingly more server-oriented distro (I like Debian
on server!). I like Debian either.
Stanislav Maslovski wrote / napísal(a):
On Thu, May 17, 2007 at 08:20:50AM +0200, Mgr. Peter Tuharsky wrote:
And as others have pointed out, the purpose of stable is to minimize
disruptions. For many users, living with known bugs with known workarounds
is a *lot* better than identifying new bugs.
Yeas. Let the choice to the user. Don't dictate him.
Well, I really cannot see your point. If you do not like how stable is done
at the moment in Debian, but do like how it is done in whatever other
distro - use that distro. Nobody forces anything on you. This is all about
Whoever wants to
use the old software w/o change, let be it. Whoever wants the new one,
noticed about the risks, let's give him an official and supported way to
Fist of all, there is such a way: use testing, most of the time it is fairly
safe to use. Learn how to put packages on hold and how to get back if something
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Let the users choose, whether they want to upgrade.
=) OMG, I do not think that somebody really forces me when to run
apt-get upgrade and what packages to install and from what repository.
Repeat, let there be easy downgrade option for the case things don't
work as expected.
If you maintain more than one machine - setup a local repository and fill it
with the versions of the packages you like. Including backported ones, learn
how to backport.
Odchádzajúca správa neobsahuje vírusy, nepou¾ívam Windows.
Mgr. Peter Tuhársky
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