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Re: regressions (was: Re: Linux is not about choice [was Re: Fedora too cutting edge?])



Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora <at> leemhuis.info> writes:
> Now: seems so afaics. But when it was new it was a regression for quite
> a bunch of people. That's bad and we should avoid regressions as much as
> possible. Just like the kernel developers do -- Torvalds on lkml yells

While I agree regressions are annoying, and thus perceived as a very bad thing, 
in practice regressions are less of a problem than unfixed bugs: if there's a 
regression, you can rollback to a working package, if there are unfixed bugs, 
you have nothing to upgrade or downgrade to.

        Kevin Kofler


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