Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jul 2005 21:20 UTC
Debian and its clones Insiders say that the efforts to form a Debian Core Consortium are continuing to go well. One of the purposes of the DCC is to create a common Debian Linux distribution for the enterprise based on the LSB 3.0 and possibly the next version of Progeny's CL Debian distribution.
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Debian improvement
by Clinton on Fri 22nd Jul 2005 15:48 UTC
Clinton
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2005-07-05

I think Debian should make the following changes to the way it does things.

Instead of having one release (i.e. Sarge) for every use, then should split it up thusly:

The Debian stable branch should be released as a "Server Release", and distributions whose target is server functionality should track this.

The Debian testing branch should be released as a "Desktop Release", and distributions whose target audience is desktop users should track this.

The Debian unstable branch should be released as a "Desktop Beta" release, and distributions who want to be cutting edge should track this.

I think it is plain dumb for a distribution targeting desktops to track the stable branch. In my opinion, if the DCC does this, they will fail because people won't use distributions that are a year behind everybody else.

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