Re: Release team for etch?
On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 11:26:44AM +0200, Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo wrote:
> Why do you want a release with X.org packages and not with ..... (fill
> in here). The problem is that Debian is quite huge and have packages
> with very different schedules and in different cycles of their live. If
> we release each 18 months, and for that we have to drop X.org support
> from the first release, we will have X.org support in stable in 3 years
> form now. If we wait for X.org (or other packages facing a great
> transition now), perhaps we will be able to release in 2-3 years, which
> will mean that we will only ship one stable version in that period of
> time. IMHO that does not benefit users more than having X.org in next
> stable release.
This is a false dilemma because we need a version of X to release anyway
and who is willing to maintain XFree 4.3 for etch ? Probably nobody.
Imagine a large red swirl here.