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Re: Debian branches and when a packet is moved from testing to stable

On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 11:42:48AM -0500, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 09:17:32AM +0100, Arnau Rebassa i Villalonga wrote:
> >   I've been searching some info about the different Debian's branches 
> > and the policy followed to move one package from SID->testing->stable 
> > but I haven't found this info. I guess it's explained somewhere in the 
> > Debian's site but I couldn't found it, any hint? ;)
> > 
> It probably is documented somewhere on the website, but for reference,
> it is in the debian-reference chapter 2.1 section 3, 4, and 5.
> To answer your question, Sid is the unstable section.  This is where
> active development goes on (or is that Experimental?).  There are some

AFAIK experimental is just for developers to test packages not suitable 
for unstable. It's not even a full branch.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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