Rhonda D'Vine <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2015-04-19): > * Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com> [2015-04-19 18:26:30 CEST]: > > Paul van der Vlis <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2015-04-19): > > > Op 19-04-15 om 18:01 schreef Michael Gilbert: > > > > On Sun, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:44 AM, Paul van der Vlis wrote: > > > >> Hello, > > > >> > > > >> I saw backports has been removed as default setting from sources.list in > > > >> Jessie RC3. I am very disappointed by this last minute change, without > > > >> much discussion so far I know. > > > > > > > > The installer's export mode allows you to make a choice about this, so > > > > please consider using that mode for all of your installs. > > > > > > I can change everything I want, but defaults are very important. > > > > Sane defaults are very important. > > I take offense in considering backports to not be sane and "a ticking > time bomb". I suspect you're misreading what I wrote. “Sane” applied to “having backports enabled by default without having to know or read anything about it”. Not to the backports suites as a whole, or people contributing there, or people shepherding them, or packages therein. See also the ongoing thread on the bug report, esp. my reply to Micah. (There's a reason why I protested against splitting this topic among several places, right?) > But regardless of that I don't see much sense in continuing this > discussion, there's nothing to gain from it at this stage anyway ... Regardless of the final outcome, I hope the above clarifies what I meant. Mraw, KiBi.
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