Re: Why not Standard, Pre-Release, and Development versions?
Precisely the point I was trying to make.
David Karlin wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 02, 2000 at 04:53:58PM +0200, Michalowski Thierry wrote:
> > I think he simply suggest to call the distributions with less pejorative
> > names.
> > Many users are afraid of "frozen" or "unstable" or "radioactive" software,
> > so they may just lay way back in the Debian versioning because they are
> > afraid of the name, not because they _do_ want the bullet-proof stability of
> > the "stable" Debian version.
> > This would lead to these links:
> > standard --> slink
> > prerelease --> potato
> > development --> woody
> > exactly replacing these:
> > stable --> slink
> > frozen --> potato
> > unstable --> woody
> > My .02 EUR
> > Thierry
> A rose (or potato) by any other name, smells just as sweet.
> If someone is scared by the name "unstable" or "frozen",
> perhaps they *should* be running stable.
> My .02 (US)
> David Karlin
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