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Linux-Watch: Disgruntled Debian Developers Delay Etch

Dec 18, 2006, 21:15 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Debian GNU/Linux 4.0, codenamed Etch, had been due to arrive by December 4, 2006, but it's been delayed because some developers have deliberately slowed down their work.

"According to a blog note by Andreas Barth, Debian developer and release manager, the delay has resulted because 'Some people who used to do good work reduced their involvement drastically. There was nothing I could do about, and that happened way before I started full-time on release, but on the global picture that still counts...'"

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