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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

On Friday 31 July 2009, Steve Langasek wrote:
> I don't believe the kind of coarse synchronization that's been proposed
> for the releases would make Debian<->Ubuntu crossgrades significantly
> easier. Most of the local changes that Ubuntu has today would still
> apply, and there are rebuilt binaries that share version numbers,
> introducing all kinds of fun possibilities.

Right. So Ubuntu can put its paid developers to work to create a tested 
upgrade path from Debian to Ubuntu and Ubuntu can go off with its 
publicity budget and promote itself with that "feature".

How "fun". I see zero benefit for Debian there.

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