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Re: Kind request: fix your packages



Le dim 05/10/2003 à 17:15, Sean Middleditch a écrit :

> Because when people want software, they want it *now*.  If you tell
> them, "well, you have to wait two months to install that software, even
> tho the software it already out now" then they're going to (rightly)
> switch to an OS that doesn't suffer from a complete lack of backward or
> forward compatibility.

I can assure you the time between a release being dogfoodable and it
hitting the end-users disks is much more than two months for those other
OSs.

Two months is quite acceptable for a beta period. In fact it's quite
fast - why do you thing Oracle and friends were screaming at RedHat for
a slower release cycle ?

Regards,

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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