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    Woody chilled
    Submitted by robster on Monday, February 19, 2001 – 19:10
    There has a been a lot of confusion about woody’s status, so here is a link to the message send by the release maintainer. I do hope that clears up the confusion.

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    Subject: Re: Woody chilled
    Author: Lucretius
    Date: Wednesday, 2001/02/21 – 20:16
    I for one am very pleased with the new way they seem to be going about the test cycle. Though I would personally think that is how it usually ends up working de facto, this time its actually spelled out and we’ll get more updated applications when the final release comes out rather than a stable snapshot of what the products were 6 months ago.

    This is not to take away from Debian at all, for one of the things I love most about it is its stability (bravo). The new approach seems like it will help solve one of the biggest problems that Debian has (at least from what I hear through the grapevine — besides the “difficulty of use”), the fact that many of its packages are rather old and missing the new features that make them extra nice!!!!.

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