starting Fedora Server SIG

Jeremy Katz katzj at
Fri Nov 14 18:09:43 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-11-14 at 18:54 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> > I'm not saying we keep everything forever, I am saying we might consider 
> > thinking a bit more before deciding to implement a brand new system 
> > as solution to an existing problem.
> That IMHO is a general problem in Fedora and IMHO one of the biggest 
> problems of Fedora.

But it's also one of the often-posited strengths of Fedora -- we push
the edge forward which in the end benefits everyone

> One examples from the last two years: the new firewire stack JuJu. It 
> afaics is a improvement now, but it was a bit to early when we shipped 
> it as the "one and only" Firewire stack.
> Fedora as a whole IMHO should act a bit more like the kernel developers 
> that have that "no regressions in new kernels" as goal -- they don't 
> reach that goal completely but they are quite close afaics.

Kernel developers might argue about the success there.  It definitely
doesn't match a lot of experiences I see from blogs, bugzilla, random
other reading of the internets :/


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