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Re: time based freezes

On 04/04/2011 01:15 PM, Piotr Ożarowski wrote:

> most of the work is done by our upstreams, and by simply telling
> them "we'll freeze PICK_YOUR_MONTH every even/odd year" will (in the long
> term) improve quality of Debian *a lot* more than choosing a random^Wperfect
> (and different) date for every release cycle (and not announcing it to
> upstream authors *at all*), IMHO

Ack! We need to be able to give our upstreams a fixed release date so
they can plan ahead to have their release ready in time. If they don't
manage to do so it is not our fault anymore at least.

 Bernd Zeimetz                            Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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