[Mageia-dev] How will be the realese cycle?

Sinner from the Prairy sinnerbofh at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 16:44:27 CEST 2010

Tux99 wrote:
> Quote: Ahmad Samir wrote on Thu, 14 October 2010 16:00

>> Enabling them by default defies the purpose of having backports at
>> all; it's not for new users, it's more for slightly experienced users
>> or power users who want the latest versions of apps.
> That's exactly the crucial bit that IMHO needs to change, backports are
> very interesting for 'normal' users so we should make sure normal users
> can use them.

I believe you are both right:

* backports are for power users
* Mandriva/Mageia are power users [*]

[*] 1. they chose Linux. 2. They chose a "Not Ubuntu" distro 

So, what about?

1. Changing name of backports to something more dscriptive
2. Making backports part of official repos
3. NOT activating backports repo by default.


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