Fedora 7 Test 1 and release notes

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Feb 9 15:38:39 UTC 2007

Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Friday 09 February 2007 10:15, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> When you are composing the spin and doing the release announcement, it
>> is easy enough to just point out the major changes.
>> Say GNOME KDE and Kernel x.y. Important feature z etc.
> I don't always know this information, and it's just as much of a pain in the 
> ass for me to go looking for it as it is for you.

Which is why I said that individual developers need to be more proactive 
on passing on important upstream as well as Fedora specific changes. Any 
single person doing it is going to be painful.

> Incorrect.  Test1 serves as a somewhat stable starting point for fleshing out 
> the features that are planned for the next release.  Especially if we wind up 
> doing hackfests just after Test1 continually.  A lot of the features aren't 
> really suitable for testing by anybody other than the developer, but they 
> need something they can install with their changes that actually installs 
> rather than the more often than not broken rawhide repo at this stage.  Test1 
> provides them a platform to put their package on and continue to develop it.  
> Often times the feature isn't baked enough so that anybody else looking at it 
> would do any good.

I think we are aiming at a different audience for each of the test 
releases. We need to agree on and pass on that to the wider folks involved.


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