On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 09:38:47AM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Call for testing of Debian Installer
> - ------------------------------------


> The installer has a lot of new and impressive features against last
> Etch release and Lenny beta 2. For a better view of the changes made
> on the installer since last beta, take a look on our release
> announcement draft[1]. We are sure you are going to have a nice
> feeling about it. We count on you to help us!
>
> 1. http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/ReleaseAnnounce


It still mentions
"Installations in Russian (and possibly some other languages) may fail
due to an error from aptitude; most languages seem unaffected."
If this is related to #473559 consider either removing this note
or add Japanese.

> How could I help Debian Installer team?
> =======================================
>
> That is easy! Go to our development webpage[2], download the weekly
> builds or daily snapshots and give it a try! This is very important
> and simple way to help us since it is impossible for the team to try
> all possible configurations in different hardware sets.
>
> 2. http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/


Mhm, strange. This page contains:
"Or install the current weekly snapshot of Debian testing which uses the
same version of the installer as the last release:"

The last release was Debian Etch so I assumed that weekly snapshots
contain an older (but more stable?) version of the installer. But it seems
that "release" refers to an Installer and not a Debian release? (Even if
this is clarified I'm not sure that everyone considers beta2 as a
release but maybe only as a release snapshot or a test version (because
of "beta")). Please clarify this! I tried to address this recently in
http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/.../msg00692.html
but it seems I failed.

Jens


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