meetings and some issues

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at
Mon Feb 9 17:59:30 UTC 2009

On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 09:52:04AM -0800, Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM, Ray Van Dolson  wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 10:34:15AM -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> >> - How can we get better communication between EPEL and RHEL? ie, the
> >>   recent packages they put in 5.3 without notifying or even providing a
> >>   higher evr. ;(
> >
> > I assume there is a RHEL6 target in bz for internal folks, but I don't
> > have access to it.  How should situations like this be handled?  I
> > filed it against RHEL 5.5 and just mentioned what I wanted done.  We'll
> > see what happens. :)
> On RHEL mailing lists it has been suggested that the only way to
> close the loop for organizational support is a Technical Account Manager
> (TAM). Perhaps if Red Hat wanted to show support for the EPEL effort
> they could assign a TAM to at least read the mailing list. This would be
> a person at Red Hat who has full access to inside information and so
> could at least say "hey, I'd hold off on that since it will be in 5.5" or maybe
> answer direct questions off-list.

Hmm, I like that idea.  Also, many of the companies we work for at
$DAYJOB are RH customers.  We could always start filing SR's for things
that need done. :-)


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