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Re: Debian 4.0 finally arrives... does anyone care?

Alexander Schmehl wrote:
> * Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> [070410 08:19]:
>> (There are many news items more or less just quoting the release=20
>> announcement,
> But also note, that lazy journalists might falsify your positive
> statistics ;)

(Please take this as enhancement bug, not a flame)
Debian press releases need a more positive PR spin, as most journalists
are too lazy/busy/uninformed to research facts for themselves. As
an example: Plenty of people complain that our Etch kernel is outdated,
but we don't tell them that a quality enterprise-grade kernel _requires_
long stabilisation and testing. (One of our direct competitor distributions,
RHEL 5, released two weeks before us and also bases their kernel on


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