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Re: Bug#413469: ion3: The package is outdated

Tuomo Valkonen wrote:
> On 2007-03-09 15:40 +0100, Joey Schulze wrote:
> > Please keep in mind that GNU/Linux distributors usually distribute a
> > _stable_ version that is intended to be unchanged
> Ion3 is _not stable_, yet. So-called "stable" distributions should 
> not include unstable software. It places a great burden on the 
> upstream to support unstable releases that pig-headed distributors
> want to include in their static distributions, and that the lusers
> will install. 
> All the updates to "stable" software should also be included by 
> distributions, since the updates will be critical. Debian's policy
> is apparently to not fix software that segfaults when the user
> tries to use it, since it's not a security update.

FWIW, it works fine for me.

> Debian sucks. Bigtime. And the only way to fix it, seems to be
> to make software "non-free";

It would be sad if I had to switch to a different WM.


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