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    Re: Unstable? Who are you calling unstable? (Score: 3)
    by joeyh on Monday, July 16 @ 21:00:01 BST

    “sid” alctually refers to the evil boy next door in Toy Story who broke all

    the toys, but “Still In Development” is a cute reverse acronym formation.

    I think it’s a trifle silly that the name “sid” even exists, since the plan

    is to never change the name of unstable to anything else now. After woody’s

    release, sarge or whatever will become the new testing and sid will remain.

    So why not just call it unstable?

    “unstable” is _meant_ to scare off newbies who don’t know what they’re

    getting into. Sufficient people use unstable even with that name that

    duplicate bug reports are a very common occurrence. At this point I think

    that more people testing, well, testing would be a good thing.


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