Re: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy
* Stefano Zacchiroli (firstname.lastname@example.org) [110501 16:12]:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 06:05:35PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > In the Squeeze release we have done better than before by calling for
> > > explicit upgrade testing (kudos to the Release Team!), but a specific
> > > plan of alpha/beta/... might bring even more testing, especially if the
> > > media help us out with some hype.
> > FWIW, d-i already has a history of numerous beta releases, including CD
> > images, although it was somewhat crippled by our inability to call them
> > betas of Debian as a whole, not just d-i (although I think we managed to
> > fool some people about that), as well as our inability to target them to
> > a non-moving suite.
> Out of curiosity, have the d-i discussed with the release team the
> possibility of presenting them as alpha/beta/... of Debian as a whole?
That's how the press reads it anyways. Perhaps we should label them