[cut-team] Where do we go from here?
abhidg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 08:12:26 UTC 2010
Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Oct 2010, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 08:45:27PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > > But I'm also not convinced now is the best time to start with CUT.
> > Can you please elaborate? Joey has already provided arguments on why a
> > freeze is actually a good moment to start with CUT, and they sounded
> > convincing to me. Considering that the freeze won't last forever
> > (luckily!) this seems indeed to be the best time…
> Well, despite the good attendance at the bof and the principle that is
> most welcomed by many users, I think we still have to build momentum
> within Debian (otherwise we would have the required volunteers already,
> no?). And this probably implies getting buy-in from some members of the
> release team that are busy with Squeeze.
> I'd love to be proven wrong... can you find volunteers to help on the
> snapshot side?
Wouldn't providing some debian-cd and live images with a recent snapshot
suffice for now? People would directly upgrade to testing, and since it
is in freeze, it is supposed to be more or less constantly usable.
For example, I would like to try out Debian on new systems where I would
install GNU/Linux. Here's where a recent live image snapshot would help
with the option of installing it to disk. Currently, I have queued a
build on the excellent live-studio web app, but putting such ISOs and
USB images in more accessible locations would give me a place to point
to for people who want to try squeeze now.
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