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The Debian Delay: Is Sarge MIA?

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"The latest release of Debian Linux, code named "Sarge" was supposed to report for duty at the end of last year. That didn't happen. Why has Sarge been delayed and ultimately does it matter? Debian developers and Debian's founding father talked to LinuxPlanet about Sarge's delay and its ultimate deployment."

"'The Debian philosophy has always been release it when it's ready," Ian Murdock, who founded the Debian Project in 1993 (and the Ian part of Debian, the Deb part refers to his wife) told LinuxPlanet. "It's just a continuation of the way Debian has always done things.'"

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