On Tuesday, 5 April 2016 10:41:04 PM AEST Paul Tagliamonte wrote: > | Backports are packages taken from the next Debian release (called > | "testing"), adjusted and recompiled for usage on Debian stable. > > So my confusion here is that you don't want to see them in Stable, but > you do want to see them in testing (and backports). This isn't what > testing is for, of course :)
I'm not comfortable with this idea. It requires a lot more work as well. I just entertain possibility if we have to drop golang apps from next stable. After all even if not in next stable we might have some good ideas for next stable+1... > I don't see anything inherent about Go that makes it unsupportable. You are certainly more optimistic than I am. :) > I *do* see more software being developed in a way that makes it nearly > impossible for Debian to distribute. But I'm not talking about distribution. We can distribute but security support is very difficult. Maybe we should just give up on it... > This, however, is a much bigger conversation. True... -- Regards, Dmitry Smirnov. --- Lies are the social equivalent of toxic waste: Everyone is potentially harmed by their spread. -- Sam Harris
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