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Re: Release team for etch?

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 03:29:41AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Christian Perrier wrote:
> > For this not to happen, we might need to have an already established
> > release team for etch. Maybe the people currently involved in the
> > release team as RM and assistant RM just want to continue the hard
> > work. Maybe some of you people just want to get a break....

> > Anyway, I think that we would all benefit in knowing as soon as
> > possible about the etch release team and have it setup and already
> > working, for instance on trying to sort out the issues which blocked
> > us for a while....or already try to setup some release schedule (June
> > 6th 2006!).

> > So, maybe already a few words from the already involved people?

> I seem to be leaning more toward the "let's get on with etch" end of the
> spectrum myself. Perhaps already somewhat to the annoyance of some other
> more hard working / stressed out release team members. ;-)

> With that said, I'm not especially convinced that traditional stable
> releases are still the most interesting or best way to get newer
> versions of Debian out there and in a usable state. I'm increasingly
> feeling that making testing suitable for more users is a better
> approach, at least for me. Kinda makes me wonder if I belong on the
> release team; OTOH I can't imagine making testing more releasable could
> do anything but help make stable releases better or easier.

Indeed, if you're helping to ensure that testing lives up to its promise of
being constantly releasable, it sounds to me like you're doing release work
whether you want to or not ;)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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