Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes
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- Subject: Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes
- From: George Danchev <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 20:38:52 +0300
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> On Wed, Jul 29 2009, Stephen Frost wrote:
> > * Sune Vuorela (email@example.com) wrote:
> >> I'm hoping that we can convince the release team to change their mind.
> > I doubt you can, and I hope you don't. It could have been announced
> > better, but in general I think it's a good thing for Debian. Please get
> > over how it was announced.
> Well, yes and no. I think a freeze every two years is a good
> idea. I just do not think that we should freeze in 5 months or so.
Well, I think Manoj is right here. Freezing in ~5 months would effectively
delay or cancel several innovations within Debian which has been planned and
worked in for several months before. It is just a too short as a timeframe for
such a giant mass like Debian to manoeuvre towards a freeze with two new
kfreebsd ports recently taken on board.
> God is real, unless declared integer.
> Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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