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Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?




On Thu, 2018-02-01 at 12:23 +0200, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
On Thu, 2018-02-01 at 11:10 +0100, Abou Al Montacir wrote:
In general I agree with this as a DD, but when I wear my user hat I don't.
I disagree, I'm afraid. As a user, the speed in which we do removals from testing or unstable shouldn't matter to you. What matters is that the software you need is in the stable release. For that, you need to know that something is not going to be in the next stable release, with enough time for you to request it to be included if it matters to you. (I think we need ways of helping users to do that, but it's orthogonal to how fast we remove things from testing.)
I do agree with the statements above. However I think that by decreasing the speed of removal, packages get more chance to be fixed, but I'll not bet on this.
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Cheers, Abou Al Montacir

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