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Re: Upcoming 2.1 Release Architectures

--On Thu, Oct 15, 1998 1:12 pm +0200 "Christian Meder"
<meder@isr.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote: 
>> > * if there's a stabilized snapshot newbies will get (hopefully) a
>> > softer introduction in the wonders of the Linux-Sparc/Powerpc/Arm/...
>> world
>> I see your argument.  I'm worried that we might be perceived as giving
>> message that debian-sparc is ready for primetime, which, alas, it is
> Right. I would like to see a freeze on Sparc the result of which we should
> call _development_ snapshot instead of release to distinguish them.
> Remember the article of Alan Cox recently on slashdot.
> * Release early to get other people jump on the wagon.
> The ports tend to drag along because newbies don't know where to start.

If we call it something like a 'developer' release, or an 'early-access'
release, then it sounds like a great idea, yes...  as long as people don't
get the impression that it is a full 2.1 release.


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