On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 21:53:20 (CET), i...@bandshed.net wrote:
> I'm sorry to have not been more concise with my question,
> My question about Stable was semi-rhetorical. Having observed the pattern
> of Debian Stable in the past (and yes I was complaining a little wee bit).
> Now that there is a dedicated multimedia packaging team I wonder if AV
> Linux should continue with Squeeze (less fresh packages, far more core
> library stability) and will there be a better representation of multimedia
> updates through down to Stable?. Or will I need to continue using Testing
> as a base in order to continue keeping pace?.
> Does that make more sense?

not sure, but you might have guessed it, stable will not see frequent
updates to released packages. This way users can rely that security and
other updates will not change the behavior of deployed packages.

For getting new packages into stable inclusion of updated package in the
backport.org archive can be considered.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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