"What is the Fedora Project?"

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Oct 15 15:36:49 UTC 2009

On Thu, 15 Oct 2009, Bill Nottingham wrote:

> Seth Vidal (skvidal at fedoraproject.org) said:
>>> I think more to the crux, we're leading-edge in rawhide, but then that
>>> leading-edge flows right into our "stable" releases, as in the stable
>>> releases continue to be 'leading-edge' and change things on users.
>>> If we adopted more of a stance of leading edge on rawhide, stability in
>>> our releases, I think we'd have less grumpy users.
>> they'd still have to upgrade every 13 months no matter what. It's
>> not like we've bought them all that much time.
> Yes, but if you constrain the leading-edge change to an OS upgrade
> event, rather than doled out randomly with each update of your released
> OS, it can be planned for, and expectations set.

I don't disagree with that. Controlling the set of updates for critpath is 
doable. Controlling that for the whole distro is much much harder.


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