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Re: time based freezes

On 04/05/2011 06:55 PM, Martin Wuertele wrote:
> * 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.

Erm yes, that is what I thought but my fingers did not type.
fixed freeze date, of course.

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