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Re: Bits from the release team: full steam ahead towards buster




On 17.04.2018 22:34, Christoph Biedl wrote:
> Also, choosing the names in sorted order (modulo wraparound) would
> create a list in historic order of the releases, easing some assessment
> when talking about releases. That's what Ubuntu does, although using
> consecutive letters is nice but not necessary in my opintion. And yes,
> sid is a problem then. It would hit us in around the year 2055. I expect
> to be stable by then. Stable six feet under.

Turns out that this is a terrible idea. We should use numeric values for
sorting. (And Ubuntu now does the same thing on the technical side.)

Kind regards
Philipp Kern