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Re: nodejs 6.9 in unstable, manual transition, schedule

Quoting Philip Hands (2017-01-06 15:48:07)
> Jonas Smedegaard <jonas@jones.dk> writes:
>> Do I understand you correctly that you recommend that we all tell our 
>> users - e.g. in release notes - something like this: "We acknowledge 
>> that the Nodejs included in this release is outdated, and recommend 
>> that you avoid it: Please instead subscribe to our snapshot 
>> repository and use the newer (but lesser supported) version from 
>> there."?
> I wasn't going as far as recommending anything -- I was just trying to 
> cover various aspects of this in the hope that we might then discuss 
> the pros and cons of the choices available before the release rather 
> than drifting into doing something that doesn't really suit anyone 
> very well.  I don't know enough about the implications of upgrading to 
> have any strong opinions about what the best course of action might 
> be.
> It just struck me that to have v4 enter Debian stable just at the 
> point that it drops out of Node.js LTS is unlikely to be the optimal 
> choice.

Makes sense. Thanks!

 - Jonas

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