The updates firehose

Matthias Clasen mclasen at
Sat Jun 9 21:09:17 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-06-09 at 16:05 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> Anybody else think we're issuing entirely /way/ too many updates?  We've had 
> 138 "stable" updates, and 177 current "testing" updates.  If all those were 
> to go stable, we're talking over 300 updates, in just over a week.
> Seriously.  We're drowning our users in updates.  Are all of them really 
> necessary?  I feel like we've got this culture of update whatever/whenever 
> coming from Extras where it was just fire and forget.  While that might be 
> fun for the maintainer, is it fun for the user?  Is it fun for the user with 
> a slow connection?

Make it easier for users to filter out the updates they don't want then.

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