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Re: smooth upgrades

On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 02:29:08PM -0000, richard@the-place.net wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 01:51:57PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> [...]
> > warning! train platform analogy! warning!
> >
> > okay, here's how I view the releases. Debian is like a set of
> > trains. There are a limited number of platforms for getting on the
> > trains. Each platform has a name and they are 'experimental',
> > 'unstable', 'testing', 'stable' and 'oldstable' (are there any
> > more?). Each train has a name too, though the train doesn't get named
> > until its on the track between the unstable and testing
> [...]
> Hehehe.  Thank you, Andrew.  Smooth analogy.
> Actually, I think it should be on the debian site.

I don't think I originated it. I know I've expanded it a bit, but it
is surely not my original work. Its in the archives at least a couple
times too... 

glad you enjoyed it.


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