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Re: What to do when DD considers policy to be optional? [kubernetes]

On Wed, 8 Apr 2020 16:58:54 -0400, Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org>
>On Wed, Apr 08, 2020 at 10:36:17PM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>>I don't agree with this *at all*. It is not in the interest of our users
>>to be forced to update the software they use for their infrastructure
>>every few months.
>Isn't that the user's decision, when they decided to adopt a tool that 
>requires this deployment model? Or, if they're not clear about what 
>adopting this tool means, I agree that isn't in their interest for them 
>to see that there's a debian package and be fooled into thinking it 
>doesn't require this deployment model just because there's a zombie 
>package in debian stable which will be essentially unsupported and will 
>completely cut them off from the tool's community. Putting it into 
>debian provides zero benefit, and they could get the same "stability" 
>guarantee by just keeping a copy of a two year old third party .deb and 
>never updating it.

What Michael says.

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