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Re: So what? [Was: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes]


On ketvirtadienis 30 Liepa 2009 13:49:42 Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> After one day and more of flaming about the subject, may I summarize - with
> my John Doe Debian Developer hat on - what it seems a few points catched
> and ask RMs about their thoughts on them? I woud prefer the project did a
> little step forward instead of flaming and complaining only.
> - A freeze every two years could be viable/appropriate to many, or at
>   least it seems so. This is basically not so different from the current
>   'unofficial' policy.
> - A freeze in December for squeeze is probably too early for many teams.
>   Maybe next spring/summer is more appropriate and acceptable?
> - A so long support and roadmap for squeeze and squeeze+1 is probably
>   not justifiable/difficult to support/what else...
> - Next time, any team that would take a decision which impacts
>   the whole project have to be fair and consult the project as a whole,
>   before unilateral actions. That's appropriate even if the team is
>   acting within its own limits of decision making, as in this case.
>   This appears as responsible and appropriate to the most. This is
>   a general recommendation and does not require comments, probably.
> Folks, be pragmatic and do required steps to find a common shared idea.

+1 to all points. Very well summarized my POV.

Modestas Vainius <modestas@vainius.eu>

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