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Re: problems with the concept of unstable -> testing

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 03:07:12PM +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 16/12/08 at 14:21 +0100, Bastian Venthur wrote:
> > I think this question is nonsense. While the bug-fix rate was more or
> > less the same since the last two releases, it looks like in this release
> > we actually started the freeze with much more RC-bugs than before. So it
> > was foreseeable that the freeze will take longer this time. We can't
> > solve the problem by fixing bugs faster (that won't work anyways). So
> > what's the point of asking how many RC-bugs one has fixed? Does that
> > mean only those are allowed to make suggestions, who fixed an RC bug?
> I agree. It's clear that most people don't work on RC bugs instead of
> working on their packages: during freezes, they just stop working on
> Debian, since it's judged socially incorrect to work on one's packages
> in unstable or experimental during the freeze.

Could you justify those two please? I've seen no evidence, let alone
any degree of clarity that supports the statement.

<Yoe> is _that_ gunnar?
<weasel> yes
<Yoe> what happened to his tires?
<towersbe> He's shrunk. I think his wife washed him at too high a temperature.

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