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Re: time based freezes

* Bernd Zeimetz <bernd@bzed.de> [2011-04-05 15:04]:

> 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.

s/release date/freeze date/ and I agree.

yours, Martin

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