Bug#484009: Bug#484129: release.debian.org: packages in tasks should be fixed in priority and removed in last resort after discussion
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On 2008-06-03 19:59, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> It depends of your definition of usable. I don't think it's usable on
> a daily basis because:
FWIW, let the users decide what they use or want to use. I took a curde
estimate by counting what the readers of d-u use .
[etch|stable] and [testing|lenny] occur in about the same number of emails.
[sid|unstable] occur in about half as many E-mails.
My conclusion: please take testing users more seriously as users. There
are a lot of them out there and that's a good thing!
On 2008-06-04 15:34, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
>> (2) To a user who wishes to use a working feature of an imperfect
>> package, Debian is better with the imperfect package than
>> without: MISSING PACKAGE < IMPERFECT PACKAGE < PERFECT PACKAGE.
>> This is true even if the imperfect package has an avoidable
>> publicized security bug.
> This user should use unstable.
 search +testing +lenny on
take the 1000th message as a measure how long it takes to get 1000
messages with either 'testing' or 'lenny'. Repeat for stable etch and
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