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Re: Interview with Matt on bsdtalk about 1.6

From: Dimitri Kovalov <dimitri_kovalov@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 16:30:16 -0700 (PDT)

--- Gergo Szakal <bastyaelvtars@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Dimitri Kovalov wrote:
> > 
> > Stability is about not crashing under load, not  how
> many
> > bugs there are. You fix old bugs and you create  new
> ones,
> > and you probably have lots of bugs you don't know about
> > yet. So stable is not the right word. You can't
> possibly
> > know with so few installations.
> You are mixing stability & reliability.

No I'm  not. Stable mean solid, not shaky. An OS can have
100s of bugs and be stable. An OS with only 1 bug that
crashes or needs to be rebooted is not stable. Number of
bugs have no meaning for stability if the bugs never


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