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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

Am Mittwoch, 29. Juli 2009 schrieb Sune Vuorela:
> On 2009-07-29, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:

Good morning


> The timing:
> If we are going to do a yearly release, we need to announce it to the
> developers more than 5 months before freeze. Too many people have too
> many plans.
> We also need to coordinate such things with the larger packaging teams
> to see wether it fits their schedules and their upstream schedules. For
> example from a KDE point of view, it is around teh worst time.

As a KDE and Debian user I'm mainly concerned about this. Why do I have to 
miss every major release in January when Debian is freezed one month before?

KDE is a somehow quite big upstream. Why no better coordination?

Thx for your work

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