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Re: Bug#484129: release.debian.org: packages in tasks should be fixed in priority and removed in last resort after discussion

On Mon, 2 Jun 2008 13:22:28 -0700, Mike Bird <mgb-debian@yosemite.net> said: 

> On Mon June 2 2008 11:44:46 Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
>> See it the other way around: it shows testing the way stable could be
>> if nothing is done. I'm all for removing buggy packages early in the
>> release cycle: it makes it less likely that we release without a
>> package that many users need, because it was removed too late in the
>> release cycle, and it allow bug fixers to focus on bugs that we
>> really, absolutely need to fix to be able to release.

> A thing is best characterized by what it does and how it is used
> rather than by the name we associate with it.  For a moment let's
> recall what Testing really is for most Debian users - Testing is the
> "Debian Desktop Edition". 

        I thnk that jumping to such conclusions in face of what the
 developers tell them makes it their problem.

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