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Re: How to make Debian more attractive for users, was: Re: The number of popcon.debian.org-submissions is falling

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 01:53:22AM +0200, Jesús M. Navarro wrote:
> Hi again, Russ:

> On Thursday 22 July 2010 14:21:09 Russ Allbery wrote:
> > "Jesús M. Navarro" <jesus.navarro@undominio.net> writes:
> [...]

> > I don't agree; I think it's very hard to say the same thing about testing.

> I already told you that's about perceptions and that each one has his own so 
> I'll try this once more, after that I'll leave.

> > Yes, sid sometimes breaks hard,

> It's more than that: Sid is *intended* to break hard; it's not a undesired 
> side effect.

No.  sid is *intended* to continuously integrate new versions of software
into Debian, for testing and use.  Breaking hard *is* an undesired (but
often unavoidable) side effect.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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