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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

On Mon, Aug 03 2009, Philipp Kern wrote:

> [ Please note that I'm taking all my hats off for this post, especially ]
> [ debian-release ones.                                                  ]
> On 2009-08-03, Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org> wrote:
>> What I'm wondering is: why should *we* adapt to ubuntu? why was not
>> ubuntu in the first place to accommodate our plans, instead of the
>> other way around? Why was not ubuntu that proposed "we freeze when
>> Debian freeze" but the opposite or so? since when upstreams make their
>> plans on downstreams?
> Well, there is a certain hope that upstreams above Debian would also
> adapt at some point.

        They are far more likely to adapt, I would think, if Debian
 sync's with RHEL, rather than Debian sync'ing with a Debian derivative.

If you mess with a thing long enough, it'll break. Schmidt
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>  
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