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Re: Draft announce of Debian 6 LTS, please review quickly



On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 03:15:31PM +0200, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Freitag, 13. Juni 2014, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Please review the attached draft, share your comments and let me know if I
> > missed your company.
> 
> I don't like the focus / expressed view that LTS is made possible by 
> sponsoring organisations rather than volunteers. I think it sets a bad 
> precedence.

* There have been five updates so far:
  https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2014/06/threads.html  
  3/5 have been released by existing security team members and we've always
  stated that we help to get this started, but it needs to be self-hosting 
  service
* Noone has taken care of the linux-2.6 update, although all the patches
  have been prepared and Carlos has made various tests
* Noone is taking care of updating lts-needed.txt or other triage

So, from my view it's fairly obvious that Debian LTS will only be sustainable
if there's an ongoing base of sponsored work.
 
> Not only does the existing text emphasize this company support it also 
> completly lacks mentioning volunteers and thanking them for their work.

That is true, that should be added.
 
Cheers,
        Moritz


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