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Re: When Debian 4.1 will arrive... will anyone care?

On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 07:08:08PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Apr 2007, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > 	Some users, I guess some developpers and contributors, and at
> > > least myself, find it very demotivating to think that a new release
> > > means that nothing will happen anymore in Debian stable in the next 24
> > > months.
> > 
> > If that is really the case, then you should not use Debian stable.
> > Debian stable is there to be rock solid; expecting anything else is
> > having unfounded expectations.
> What's wrong in wanting something rock solid released more often than
> every 2 years ?
> I know corps want a stable release that last more than one year, but that
> shouldn't forbid us to support one release for 3 years and have good
> intermediary releases with less support.

I think testing already supports that to some extent, and that the bits
where it does not can be worked on. Creating another branch does not
seem like something useful to me.

Fun will now commence
  -- Seven Of Nine, "Ashes to Ashes", stardate 53679.4

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