Re: Debian rolling: tentative summary
* Jan Hauke Rahm <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2011-05-02 18:31]:
> On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 06:27:02PM +0200, Martin Wuertele wrote:
> > * Jan Hauke Rahm <email@example.com> [2011-05-02 18:23]:
> > > Not that I don't understand your asking for reasons but... doesn't look
> > > having a large user base look somehow appealing to you? I think many DDs
> > > care for such since working on Debian brings more fun if someone's
> > > actually using it.
> > Why do you believe that this will increase our user base? It might, in
> > case less focus is put on stable, even reduce our user base (on the
> > coporate and server environment).
> Firstly, I'm not saying that. Secondly, that's one of the main arguments
> to introduce said changes. The argument was (not that it wasn't written
> out often enough) that derivatives provide something we don't: more
> current software; some as rolling releases, some on scheduled releases
> etc. The idea is, if we provide something similar, not the same of
> course, users who care for such come to us. It's as simple as that.
I've read that arguement over and over. However the resources are
limited and I have not yet read an actual proposal or plan how to do
that without reducing the resources for the stable releases.