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Re: Don't put new packages through updates-testing



On Sat, 02 Jun 2007 16:18:37 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 02, 2007 at 03:25:04PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >> Package maintainers or reviewers obviously don't love freeze or QA 
> >> policies but it is a necessary evil if we are focusing on serving end 
> >> users with robust software.
> > 
> > It really depends on the package and on the userbase. Sometimes pushing 
> > packages and waiting for bugreports is the best solution. Once again
> > it really depends and should be left to the maintainer choice.
> 
> Users facing these broken packages might just leave rather than report 
> bugs. Do you care about that?

Even worse if the users face broken packages that have gone through
something labeled "updates-testing".


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