Re: Lenny release info: wrong release date
On Friday 20 April 2012 20:56:03 Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-04-20 at 20:48 +0200, Pfannenstein Erik wrote:
> > while browing the release info pages in the context of , I noticed
> > that it says on  that Debian Lenny was released on March 10, 201*2*
> No, it doesn't. It very specifically says "Debian GNU/Linux *5.0.10*
> was released March 10th, 2012.", which is factually correct.
Ah, damnit, now I see it.
On Saturday 21 April 2012 02:52:45 Ben Armstrong wrote:
> On 20/04/12 09:43 PM, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> > Debian GNU/Linux *5.0.10* was released March 10th, 2012.
> That being said, I do see the confusion. Maybe it would be better (for
> obsolete releases) to say:
> Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.10, the last update to "lenny", was released
> March 10th, 2012. The release included many major changes,
> described in our press release and the Release Notes.
That still does say nothing about the age of Lenny and its software (at least not
directly). Changing this would give another strong argument to convince people to
upgrade to Squeeze.
> Compare this with the text for "squeeze" which we worked on recently:
> Debian 6.0.4 was released January 28th, 2012. Debian 6.0.0 was
> initially released on February 6th, 2011. The release included many
> major changes, described in our press release and the Release Notes.
> For consistency, shouldn't the lenny page mention the date of the
> initial release, too?
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