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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 07:42:17PM +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> Ditto. Conferences are a great way to get a bunch of people together
> and kick ideas around, but they are *not* the Annual General Meeting
> of the project.
> Issues this sweeping should only be decided via clear, open
> discussion using the established communication channels wfor the
> project. A conference that only a fraction of Debian members can
> attend is not such a channel.

Please, everybody, stop this kind of "you evil DebConf attendees have
decided for us all" arguments. The "time-based freeze" has been
announced/proposed during a talk at DebConf; it was fresh news for the
attendees as it was fresh news for everybody else receiving it via
-announce a few hours later.


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