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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

On 2009-07-30, Teemu Likonen <tlikonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> On 2009-07-30 13:12 (+0200), Sven Joachim wrote:
>> On 2009-07-30 11:36 +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
>>> Oh, and Debian got hundreds of active developers, and I doubt they'll
>>> be running to Shuttleworth anytime soon.
>> Probably not, but the release synchronization with Ubuntu may make
>> them feel that they are working for him, which can be a great
>> demotivation.
> That's why it would be interesting to hear some concrete ideas how
> useful this would be for the parties. How pros and cons balance? I'll
> start:

Aligning our releases with RHEL rather than with Ubuntu seems more
worthwhile to me. They have similar stabilisation lengths as we did
for previous releases and they're investing a lot of work into the
kernel, from which we could profit immensely.


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