DPN RC bugs statistics (was Re: Debian Project News 2010/16 frozen. Please review and translate)
On 2010-11-22 05:56, Justin B Rye wrote:
No, I was trying to explain that for either interpretation, 200 was
wrong. The normal reading would mean 271, but the reading of "final
squeeze" would mean 0 RC bugs (a very dull statistic). The set of
packages that will be released as squeeze is unknown.
Filipus Klutiero wrote:
On 2010-11-21 18:56, Justin B Rye wrote:
[...] It seems to me that the
source of confusion here is that "Squeeze" is ambiguous between "the
packages we currently have in testing" and "the packages we expect
to release in Debian 6.0". Not that there's any good reason to give
theupcomingreleaseDebian6.0Squeeze a namecheck in every paragraph of
every issue of DPN!
Maybe we could say:
According to the<a href="http://udd.debian.org/bugs.cgi">Bugs
Search interface of the Ultimate Debian Database</a>, the upcoming
release is currently affected by 200 release-critical bugs.
No... that's the same. The upcoming release is in any case Squeeze, the
current testing. When Squeeze will release, it will be affected by 0
release-critical bugs. In its current state though, Squeeze has 271 RC
bugs. 200 would be the number of RC bugs in squeeze which are not fixed
You insist on interpreting "the upcoming release" as the software
currently referenced in http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/squeeze/,
rather than as the software we're currently on course to release as
Squeeze (some of which already has bugfixes incoming). Oh well.
At this point I won't express preferences. Anything valid that Alexander
will like is fine.
Why not suggest an alternative that expresses the idea in a way you