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Re: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy

On 05/02/2011 12:10 AM, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 01/05/11 at 23:46 +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
>>> Benefits for Debian:
>>> - attract users who think that testing is only a development branch, and
>>>   want newer software than what one finds in stable. Those users are
>>>   likely to be rather advanced users (developers, free software
>>>   contributors), thus interesting to work with. Some of them could
>>>   become Debian contributors. And even if they don't, more users of
>>>   testing/rolling means more testers of the next stable release
>>>   [remember how the bug reporting rate of Ubuntu is higher than
>>>   Debian's -- some areas of Debian could use more testers].
>> I think those can use unstable,
> But unstable is a development branch not targeted at being used by
> 'standard' users.

I can also say exactly the same about testing ;) I don't think we can go
too far with this argument.


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