Re: post-release package update policy
Here's my take:
The snapshot concept is good for people who for, whatever reason, need
a stable image to work against for some period of time. This is
axiomatic for a distributed system. Yes, this keeps old bugs around
but that's not the only consideration.
The "latest" and "stable" directories are good ideas, and should be
soft links (to the appropriate "snapshots").
Whichever tree is designated as "latest" shouldn't be a true snapshot
until it became "stable".
At some point, these issues will the subject of frequently asked