Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes
Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> Please reconsider this and move the freeze a year later. A freeze this
> december *does* block about aall interesting things that we would want
> to happen in squeeze. Squeeze wouldnt be more than a lenny+0.8 release
> then. And thats really nothing *I* would love to attach my name too.
Not talking with the large packaging and infrastructure teams before making such
a decision and just deciding a fixed date is a complete failure of the release
team. Its the minimum we should be able to expect from them. Fixed and regular
freeze dates are nice to have, but not without finding a proper way and date to
begin. And making Ubuntu happy is *not* more important than the wishes of our
infrastructure teams or the KDE and Gnome teams.
If you really want to force a freeze in December, don't expect any help from me.
Probably a good time to find a new distribution then... or to start a GR. Not
sure what is better for my nerves.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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