I guess Etch will release

Submitted by root on Fri 5 Jan 2007

 

In January  <-> 7%63 votes
In February  <-> 23%192 votes
In March  <-> 15%125 votes
Later still  <-> 8%69 votes
Whenever it is ready  <-> 44%363 votes
Total 812 votes

Posted by Anonymous (213.224.xx.xx) on Fri 5 Jan 2007 at 18:41
"Whenever it is ready" is the really easy option out :p.

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Posted by Anonymous (213.224.xx.xx) on Sun 7 Jan 2007 at 13:43
Little remark: the rounding in the poll is done wrong, for example: 44,7 becomes 44.

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Posted by Anonymous (200.128.xx.xx) on Mon 8 Jan 2007 at 12:58
I hope the Etch will release soon!!! :)

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Posted by Anonymous (69.245.xx.xx) on Mon 8 Jan 2007 at 20:33
I would like to see a release when everything is working properly, i.e. when Etch is ready. Trying to keep a fixed date is a common reason for a faulty releases. So Debian should try not to disappoint its users, who expect first of all a working release, I think.

Sten

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Posted by debianex (195.222.xx.xx) on Tue 9 Jan 2007 at 06:46
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Hi people,
The best time to Etch relase is according to me when it is ready. Debian is the most stable distribution and should stay like that. I am using debian, and tried some others systems but Debian stayed No. 1. because of stability, apt-get, and very helpful and wide community.
So I wish you best for all of you, and we should stay together to make debian project long, long living.

Regards

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Posted by chuckstrut (196.30.xx.xx) on Thu 11 Jan 2007 at 14:59
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I want Etch ASAP but I would rather wait even another year till it is ready. I hope this release stays around for at lease 3 years before the next.
But I will wait till all critical bugs are fixed then be the first person to download it.

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Posted by Anonymous (200.97.xx.xx) on Fri 12 Jan 2007 at 17:09
Well, I think etch should be released whenever it is ready and stable, as you all mentioned. But I installed etch in my home pc this week and I felt in love...
all the new features of the gnome are amazing, they aren't many, but meaningful.
All the nice look and design that ubuntu edgy has, it has too, well, actually gnome has it, not a distro. I installed it in my work computer too, didn't resist
hehe
Even though I use it for a very little time, I consider it stable.
If you are an expert user, I recommend upgrading to etch. Really nice, and almost 100% stable.

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Posted by Anonymous (203.28.xx.xx) on Sat 13 Jan 2007 at 15:07
At the moment, Debian GNU\Linux is the distro that a lot of business and development is dependent on due to the stability factor. If someone wants bleeding edge, release-often type systems, then perhaps they should look elsewhere.

The fact that debian in the past has released its 'stable' version "when it's ready", rather than demand requires it.

Take your time and get it right fella's..

Regards,
SJD

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Posted by Anonymous (83.98.xx.xx) on Wed 17 Jan 2007 at 12:41
I use it on a daily basis and it works fine.

When will it be declared stable? Only the release-critical bugs have to be squashed... I voted February because I believe in a little pressure to perform ;)

Thanks for the good work so far guys! (if any developer/contributor reads this)

Monzo.

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