Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Feb 2007 17:38 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Debian and its clones Last September, some of the Debian Linux distribution's leadership wanted to make sure that Etch, the next version of Debian, arrived on its December 4th due date. Almost two months later, though, according to the February 17th Release Critical Bug Report memo to the Debian Developers Announcement list, there are still 541 release critical bugs.
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RE: Regarding the article
by superman on Sat 24th Feb 2007 09:28 UTC in reply to "Regarding the article"
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> Other distros just release at a certain date, no matter the quality of the packages. Debian does not.

Fedora, RHEL, OpenSuSE, Ubuntu, Mandrake, all have delayed a release. One week, two weeks, sometimes 2 months.
Debian simply does not know how to manage a release.

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