[cut-team] Bikeshedding alternate names for "testing"
michael.s.gilbert at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 20:23:18 UTC 2010
On Sun, 12 Sep 2010 00:06:55 -0400 (EDT) Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> I know this is probably a bad thing to do, but here I will do it anyway:
> If we can rename "testing" (which is a truly bad name, in my opinion), we
> should call it "next". Debian would be similar to the Linux kernel and
> lots of other projects that way, and the name would also make sense.
> (I also think a rename of "testing" is feasible so long as we change all
> the documentation, even if we still permit users to use the "testing"
> name. It's okay if the old name still works; it's bad if we tell people
> that testing exists. I volunteer to spend two consecutive full days moving
> toward that, if we decide to change the name.)
May I suggest creating a new alioth discussion list for that? Perhaps
testing-yak-shaving or more seriously testing-rename-discuss?
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