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Re: A suggestion

On Thu, 3 Apr 2008 09:57:31 +0100
Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thursday 03 April 2008 07:19, Anibal Avelar wrote:
> > Totally I agree. Testing is fine for a personal Desktop machine.
> I disagree. 
> It's fine for some persons desktops, yes. 
> But it is neither "feature"-supported nor security supported, if users have 
> problems they'll get "use stable if you cant deal with problems" responses. 
> Testing may also broken for an undefined time (because it is a tool for 
> developments and transitions might well be more important than fixing this or 
> that bug). And there are more reasons why testing is called testing.
> So, IMO, testing is fine for a personal developers desktop. But not in 
> general.

And stable is not fine for a desktop in general, because it has outdated
packages which are not what a desktop user wants.

Testing is fine for a desktop, as long as you know you may have to deal with
breakages from time to time. Not that it happens often, at least from my

KiyuKo <eof AT kiyuko DOT org>
Resistance is futile, you will be garbage collected.

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