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Re: Release Cycle

Title: Re: Release Cycle

Raquel wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Dec 2008 15:38:41 -0800
> Ken Teague <kteague@pobox.com> wrote:
>>> Is Debian's stable release cycle relative long because Debian
>>> releases typically involve big changes that set the minimum time
>>> between releases, or is it because Debian not really attempt to
>>> design and make smaller, more frequent increments in order to
>>> keep Debian stable releases from getting so (relatively) old
>>> (while maintaining quality standards)?
>> Debian doesn't have a set release cycle, as you've noticed.  It's
>> long because they want to produce a distribution that's very stable
>> and contains little or no bugs.  Bugs that are submitted after a
>> release are found after the relea...
> I, for one, am very thankful for Debian and the way that it
> releases.  I run a couple of servers that I would just as soon "just
> ran", instead of having to tinker or fix things all the time.  I have
> more to do.

Why do you (seemingly) think I'm saying Debian should reduce its quality

As I wrote in my other message, I'm talking about changing the "chunk size"
of releases, not the quality.

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