about new release which will be on 10th Oct

Raquel raquel at thericehouse.net
Mon Oct 4 16:53:57 UTC 2010

On Mon, 04 Oct 2010 11:15:30 -0500
Michael <mmorse757 at gmail.com> wrote:

> > apt-get dist-upgrade will just upgrade "foo 1.0" to "foo 1.1". You
> > won't get the benefits from the new "bar" program until you install
> > it manually. 
> Possibly not the best example to use.  Users pick a program to use
> because they like the program and are familiar with it.  To be
> automatically switched to a new program is really annoying.  Me
> personally, I would tolerate having been automatically switched to the
> latest version of "Foo" as opposed to automatically being switched to
> the totally different program "Bar."

It's actually a good example to use, because I do not like "Bar".  I
use "Foo" for a reason and I don't want to switch to "Bar".  It's good
to know that "do-release-upgrade" will force me to change.

A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a
legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed

  --Ayn Rand

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