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Re: next debian stable ?

On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 08:24:06PM -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 05:38:49PM -0400, Mark Roach wrote:
> > 
> > I think that the difference in opinion is the difference between
> > "enthusiasts" who enjoy constantly upgrading to the bleeding edge and
> > admins who want a stable and consistent platform across their systems.
> No, it's between "users" and "system administrators".  Us ordinary users
> would like to use, for instance, halfway-modern video players (which require
> halfway-modern video cards), or recent versions of Openoffice.org or
> Mozilla.
> > I definitely fall under the enthusiast category for my home system, but
> > for the systems I admin that have to continue to work, even 6 months is
> > too frequent for large upgrades. 
> Not sure I agree.  I just got a request for version 4 of mysql on a server I
> admin.  I have the choice of saying "wait up to forever" or switching to a
> version of Debian defined as non-stable.

Erm, you have more choices than that.

Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
  Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
          -- Napoleon Bonaparte

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