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Re: new codename needed for oldstable (due to squeeze-lts) when stable becomes oldstable

On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:38:29 PM Holger Levsen wrote:
> package: ftp.debian.org
> x-debbugs-cc: debian-lts@lists.debian.org, debian-release@lists.debian.org
> Hi,
> when jessie will be released, wheezy will become oldstable and we'll need a
> new alias for squeeze, as various tools internally work with aliases. (The
> security tracker comes to my mind, but also the Release files it seems. And
> probably more.)
> I believe it's the ftp teams duty / joy to decide this name and would like
> to ask you to do soon, so that various places can be prepared for the
> joyful day we release jessie.
> Current suggestions I've heard (and liked) are "oldoldstable" and
> "veryoldstable".
> I *dislike* "obsoletestable" and "stalestable" as they are either wrong
> (squeeze is not obsolete) or carry a bad connotation.

We did discuss this and have decided "oldoldstable".  It's apparently been 
used in the past (before my time).

Scott K
For the FTP Team

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