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Re: Proposal - Deferment of Changes from GR 2004-003

On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 11:20:50AM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 12:44:49PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:

> > I've cc:ed our stable release manager, ftp-masters, and the security
> > team, in the hopes that they'll offer some insight into their
> > understanding of their own responsibilities for sarge if this GR passes.

> My assumption would be that we would continue to support the packages in
> sarge.  If the Social Contract somehow prevented us from doing that, would
> it not also (directly) prevent us from continuing to distribute the
> problematic packages?

I agree that the implications are probably the same for providing
ongoing security updates as they are for continuing to distribute the
packages as-is; I would just like to hear from those responsible for
both that they agree about what the implications under this particular
GR *are*.  Otherwise, I definitely think the GR needs revising.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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