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Re: Dangers of "stable" in sources.list

On Fri, May 04, 2007 at 06:06:01PM -0400, Max Hyre wrote:
>    I'm pointing out that the `stable' distro becomes
> massively unstable periodically.  Admitted, that period is
> on the order of multiple years, but it _is_ being shortened.
> Additionally, the people least likely to be able to handle a
> badly- or non-working system are the ones most likely to be
> blind-sided by it.
Acutally, the stable distro does not become massively unstable.  We have
things called releases.  It turns out that these releases are announced
well in advance.  There is lots of list traffic about them.  They even
make it to the debian-announce list.



Roberto C. Sánchez

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