On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 4:02 PM, Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org
On Mon, 2008-07-14 at 16:17 -0300, Ignacio Mondino wrote:That would defeat the purpose of the testing branch and make the path to
> Steve C. Lamb wrote:
> >> I Think there is a project called etch and a half in trac of that.
> > It's called backports. :)
> Ok, Now we have two! Debian is wonderfull! :D
> I hope backports become an official project soon, they do a great job.
stable that much more convoluted: Self defeating purpose.
I disagree. I think it's inappropriate to compare Backports and Testing. They have different scopes. One is an entire operating system in development, the other is updates to key end-user software running on an otherwise static system that is not undergoing active development. To equate them is a mistake.