Agressive FUD by Fedora contributor (was: [Bug 210775])

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Wed Oct 18 16:02:07 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 18 October 2006 11:51, Christopher Stone wrote:
> Wow, this bug has already been closed in less than 24 hours as
> "WONTFIX" from someone who apparently does not want to even hear any
> discussion on this.
> What is the point of filing an RFE if one person who misunderstands or
> disagrees with the RFE immediately closes the bug in less than one day
> before hearing opinions on the topic?

This has been discussed to death in the past.  Just because you weren't there 
doesn't mean it should be discussed again.  The upstream author of yum says 
no.  Theoretically you could convince the Fedora maintainer of yum to include 
and enable the plugin in the Fedora package builds of yum (like we do with 
fastest mirror and such), but that may be a tough discussion, and may end up 
just like this bug, given how many times its been discussed in the past 

A user added a repo by whatever means (installed an rpm, copied a file, hand 
wrote it out).  They have a reasonable expectation that the repo they enabled 
will work just like any other repo they have.  To make that the case is just 

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora
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