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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Please use version numbers!

From: Lisi <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 22:30:56 +0000
On Sunday 19 February 2012 17:22:17 Kristopher John Gamrat wrote:
> The oldstable, stable, testing, and unstable identifiers I can certainly
> understand. However, if one only wants to use stable, I don't see any
> reason to change it, except to use TDE 3.5.12 instead of 3.5.13, in which
> case you'd be using 'oldstable' anyway. It is generally considered good
> practice to always use stable anyway, except on a spare machine or
> partition.
> Also, considering that "stable" and "squeeze" currently produce the same
> exact package lists, I'm assuming there's some sort of linking going on
> with their mirrors, so why not just replace "squeeze -> stable" with "6.0
> -> stable"?
> I just find the whole naming thing confusing.

And I don't understand the point that you are making here.  And find your 
entire logic very confusing.

Perhaps you just have to accept that the system in use is liked, and 
understood, by a great many people, but not by you.  Full stop.  They can't 
please everybody all of the time.