Re: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy
* Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2011-05-03 01:20]:
> Lucas Nussbaum <email@example.com> writes:
> > [ Note that my position is based on the assumption that we have a share
> > of DDs interested in rolling similar to the share of DDs interested in
> > stable releases. Unfortunately, it's very difficult to know where we
> > stand regarding this. ]
> I'm very dubious. To take one example, if Debian stopped making stable
> releases, it would no longer be usable at work, which would mean that my
> ability to work in Debian would substantially decrease and quite possibly
> go away completely.
> I realize that we're often not on the mailing lists jumping up and down
> and advocating for our issues, in part because Debian works great for us
> and not much needs to be changed, but please remember that there are a
> *lot* of us using Debian on servers in large-scale production
> environments. And stable is our world. It's EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. It is,
> in many cases, the reason why we were able to sell Debian in the first
> place; if it weren't for Debian's exceptionally good stable releases, we
> would probably all be running Red Hat.
> I went on about this at some length at the last DebConf as part of the
> enterprise track.
+100 on this one.