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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> writes:

> On Wednesday 29 July 2009, Meike Reichle wrote:
>> The Debian project has decided to adopt a new policy of time-based
>> development freezes for future releases, on a two-year cycle.
> Disappointing to see such an announcement without any prior discussion on 
> d-project, d-devel or d-vote. Some explanation of how and by who this 
> decision was reached would be appreciated.

It was discussed at debconf. Lots of explanation given there seems to
have been left out of the announcement.

> So from now on we release "when it's time" instead of "when it's ready"?
> RC bugs are no longer relevant?
> Cheers,

No, we freeze on time, we release when ready. Big difference.


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