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Re: Proposal: Repository for fast-paced package backports




On 2018-12-31.18:06, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Mon, 2018-12-31 at 18:31 +0100, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> > Pirate Praveen:
> > > On 2018, ഡിസംബർ 31 5:19:22 PM IST, Jonas Meurer <jonas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > Please don't name it 'rolling'. This term is used a lot in the sense of
> > > > 'rolling releases' by other distributions, and also in discussions
> > > > about
> > > > constantly usable testing.
> > > 
> > > Well, it only makes things clear as the packages in this repo will be rolling.
> > 
> > ... as packages do in unstable, testing and ${stable}-backports. So it's
> > not a particularly good term to describe the unique feature of the new
> > repo either. In my eyes, 'fastpaced' makes the point far better.
> > 
> > But as said, the main argument against calling it 'rolling' is that it
> > would create confusion due to the name already being used in other
> > (Debian-related) contexts.
> 
> At the risk of bikeshedding, some alternate names that might be less
> confusing:
> 
> - fresh-apps
> - evergreen
> - rolling-apps

To continue the bikeshedding, what about "express"? Seems quite fitting
as the packages don't make the usual stop through testing...

-- 
Regards,
Scott Leggett.

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