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Re: [SLE] Why not beta test with mailing list people before release?
  • From: Gert-Jan Rodenburg <hertog@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 12:29:59 +0200
  • Message-id: <200204301230.00005.hertog@xxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 30 April 2002 10:28, Cindy wrote:
> After seeing how many patches, updates and bug fixes have already appeared
> for 8.0 and also how slow the updates download on the update server that
> it would be appropriate to give predistribution copies to some hard core
> users from the mailing lists to beta test each distribution before release
> to the general public..
> This would significantly speed up the update servers due to less files
> downloaded and MORE IMPORTANTLY less bugs in releases would scare off less
> users that are new to linux.


This is exactly what is beeing done. And the updateservers are as fast as
hell, just pick a good mirror.

Hertog

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