Stop bothering with Debian releases. If users want a stable Debian release, let them use Ubuntu or another Debian-derived distribution.

Debian derivatives are better than Debian itself in a number of ways, mainly because redistributors can adopt and enforce quality standards beyond the minimal technical standards that Debian manages to adopt as Policy. Given this fact, is there any point to Debian itself making stable releases?

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--above 3 points by Lex Hider.

--above 3 points by ?JorgeSantos

-- above 1 point by DamianMurphy

-- above point by Thomas Hood

--above 2 points by Thomas "mercen" Paris.

--above point by Colin Watson

--above point by Jonathan Niehof

See ReleaseProposals for alternatives.