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



Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> wrote on 07/26/2010 12:00:28 PM:

> Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de>

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

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> On Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:13:29 +0200, Raphael Hertzog
> <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
> >On Sun, 25 Jul 2010, Teemu Likonen wrote:
> >> * 2010-07-25 12:54 (+0200), Marc Haber wrote:
> >>
> >> > stable = release
> >> > testing = current
> >> > unstable = development
> >>
> >> I like these. They describe the three distributions well and "current"
> >> might encourage more users than "testing". Advertising "constantly
> >> usable" and trendy "rolling release" would surely help.
> >
> >+1
> >
> >I would not introduce "release" but just keep "stable", it describes the
> >distribution well.
>
> I thought about that, but to me it is not clear whether stable <
> current or stable > current. That relationship is easier with release
> < current, and release explains well why that distribution only moves
> twice a year.


How about
conservative  <--> stable
edgy  <--> testing
high-risk  <--> unstable
?

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