On Friday 27 February 2004 15.33, Colin Watson wrote: > On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 02:50:17PM +0100, Adrian von Bidder wrote: > > - long release cycles: I guess this is something that has its cause > > not only in the organisational structure, but also in the people that > > fill the roles. Most people relevant to the release process in Debian > > have stability as their top goal, and release schedules are > > unimportant to them. My guess is that when the same organisational > > model would be used, but with other people, the situation could be > > different. > > While I agree with you that other projects should consider whether > adopting Debian's organizational structure has an effect on this, I > believe that your "release schedules are unimportant to them" comment > above is a mischaracterization. Probably - what I meant to say was that release schedules are far less important than stability and consistency in the release. I hope nobody is offended. cheers -- vbi -- QOTD: "Lack of planning on your part doesn't consitute an emergency on my part."