duration of the ports freeze

David Southwell david at vizion2000.net
Sat Dec 1 07:28:13 PST 2007

On Saturday 01 December 2007 07:11:47 Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> Robert Huff wrote:
> > David Southwell writes:
> >> Before I do so let me step outsiide the freebsd environment and
> >> ask what our comments would be if MS$ were to announce that they
> >> were about to release an upgrade to their operating system and
> >> until the new upgrade had been released upgrades to existing
> >> applications would be barred.
> >
> > We don't know such delays /don't/ happen; all we know is they
> > aren't announced.
> Besides just as with FreeBSD a person is free to release something
> outside of the standard framework.

IMHO The standard framework of the freebsd ports system is freebsd's msp. I do 
not believe we do any good by squandering and neutering its major asset for  
a minor advantage -- unnecessarily hastening a new release. 


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