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Re: kernels in the packaging universe



Dave Jones wrote:
On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 10:10:25PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
 > Greg Dekoenigsberg wrote:
 > > On Wed, 20 Dec 2006, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> > > >> Ingo provides yum-able kernels for some weeks now and it seems to have
 > >> improved testing a lot, which should help getting it fixed and upstream.
 > >> Why not have a highlyexperimental.download.fedoraproject.org
 > >> for stuff like that?
> > > > We could call it fedora-unstable. ;-) > > > > Seriously. We could. And maybe should. > > "unstable" in the Debian land is the equivalent of Fedora "rawhide" > There is enough confusion as to the differences between Debian testing > and Fedora updates-testing. Lets not add more. If it is experimental, > let's call it just that.

Confusion is the key word here.  Whats the difference between
"development" and "experimental" ?

Development = Precursor to general releases.
Experimental = Add on for general releases. No security guarantees. Might not stay in sync. Staging ground for innovative but very risky changes.

Rahul


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