Re: specifying the oldstable and oldoldstable releases in the list in /releases/index
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El 26/11/17 a las 03:39, Paul Wise escribió:
> On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 12:15 AM, Laura Arjona Reina wrote:
>> I've just noticed that in the list of releases at the end of www.debian.org/releases/index.*.html, we just mark testing, stable, and all the rest as "obsolete stable release".
>> I think it would be useful to specify oldstable and the one(s) that are under long term support.
> It might be a good idea to consult the release team about this.
I'll file a bug against www.debian.org so this does not get lost, and
ping the Release Team in two weeks or so (I guess they are now busy with
the next release points).
>> Attached you can find a diff as a proposal.
> Personally I think I prefer to use the English terms, but maybe
> putting the tech jargon in quotes next to the codenames would be best?
>> I'm not sure about the term "oldoldstable" (is "old <q>oldstable</q>" better? I've seen the former in the Debian wiki, that's why I wrote it like that).
> All of <q>stable</q>, <q>oldstable</q> and <q>oldoldstable</q> are
> suite names that are technical jargon that users usually won't
> interact with outside of the sources.list file.
> I wonder if a table would be a better way to structure the list, we
> could take some inspiration from Ubuntu or other distros and list the
Thanks, I will include these suggestions in the bug report too.
Laura Arjona Reina