Downstream remix announcements

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Mon Sep 29 13:26:48 UTC 2008

seth vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-09-29 at 06:18 -0700, Karsten 'quaid' Wade wrote:
>> On Sun, 2008-09-28 at 19:36 +0530, "Sankarshan (সঙ্কর্ষণ)" wrote:
>>> Paul W. Frields wrote:
>>>> I've asked the Board to see whether any sort of policy is needed on
>>>> downstream Fedora remix project announcements in official Fedora
>>>> channels like the low-traffic announce lists.  As always we encourage
>>>> community input and participation in the discussion.
>>> Do we anticipate a need for a policy for announcements ? As in, do we
>>> anticipate specific corner cases ?
>> I think the concern is simply, the remixes and communities around them
>> are likely to grow with the simplification of the trademark guidelines.
>> Having every downstream remix announce to f-announce-l might overwhelm
>> the low-volume list.  Another way to look at it is, should we allow RHEL
>> and CentOS release announcements on f-announce-l?  Where do we draw the
>> line?
> oh cmon. it 'might overwhelm the low-volume list'? Why don't we see what
> happens? If we find we get hundreds of posts due to the dramatic variety
> of things people are doing with fedora, well, then I'll cry a thousand
> tears and we can address it but taking preemptive action for something
> seems kneejerk.

Well, I send a announcement three or so days back and haven't seen it 
approved yet in fedora-announce list.


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