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    Woody base is frozen
    Contributed by joeyh on Tuesday, December 11 @ 16:02:30 GMT

    Freeze updates
    Without any fanfare, the woody base system was frozen this weekend, right on schedule. The only evidence of the freeze is occasional "Package is frozen, not considering" lines in update_excuses. Next up, in about a month: Standard and tasks freeze.

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    So when do I need to change my lines back to stable ? (Score: 0, Interesting)
    by Anonymous on Tuesday, December 11 @ 16:15:40 GMT

    Subject sez all

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    Re: Woody base is frozen (Score: 1)
    by simms on Tuesday, December 11 @ 18:37:24 GMT
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    this is great news. but could someone please explain to me what 'not considering' means, exactly?

    and what is the difference between 'standard' and 'tasks'? are window managers like KDE part of 'standard'?

    also, at what stage of the freeze process will the official ISOs become available?



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