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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 03:24:03PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Jul 2009, Modestas Vainius wrote:
> > So let's just freeze late in the early/middle spring of 2010 this time and aim 
> > for Dec 2011 freeze next time. If you disagree with that, please enlighten me 
> > why Debian needs to rush _this time_. If synchronization is so badly wanted 
> > for the next Debian release, why not to synchronize with Ubuntu 10.10 (as an 
> > experiment)?
> Luk explained in the RM keynote that they do not want the freeze to
> conflict with debconf so that developers are free to work on new stuff aimed at
> unstable in this (usually productive) week.

That's probably a good point to avoid that. But given that Squeeze is
going to be an exception by the short release cycle anyway, why can't
we add another exception that the first freeze is not December, even if
it means the other implied exception is that we are in freeze for
Debconf *10* (and not for every Debconf)?

Aurelien Jarno	                        GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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