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Re: Proposed changes to Fedora Legacy Project



On Thu, 2006-01-19 at 13:20 +0200, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> Why not just "Fedora Community Maintenance Project" (As Rhaul originally
> suggested?)

See my other comment about changing the name.
> > 
> > Inclusion of Legacy repository and key information in the Core release.
> > This will allow update programs which make use of yum to not need any
> > changes once a release enters maintenance mode.
> 
> Good idea.
> Any chance that it'll make it into FC5 release and/or push it as an
> upgrade to FC4?

I'm working to get it in FC5.  I doubt it'll make it into FC4, but I'll
try.

> > 
> > Package updates produced by Legacy published to fedora-list and
> > fedora-announce-list.  This keeps our updates in the eyes of users
> > without them having to subscribe to a new list.  Release emails should
> > use the same or similar format that current Fedora update emails use.
> 
> BTW, might sound OT. But if legacy sends announcement to -list, why
> doesn't core do the same?  (At least I didn't see any... only in
> -testing)

The update package emails I looked at cc'd fedora-list.  Only the
testing ones just go to testing.

> > 
> > Other changes that I see necessary moving forward:
> > 
> > Discontinue fedoralegacy.org website and integrate content into the
> > Fedora Project wiki.  Some of this has happened already, the rest needs
> > to happen.  This will make it much easier for us to make changes to our
> > content, such as adding information about FC3
> 
> Good idea.
> BTW, There's no message in fedoralegacy.org about the FC3 hand-over.


Yep, I've been quite busy and haven't nailed down the exact changes to
make.  I know what NEEDS to be changed, just not everything to change it
to.

> 
> BTW, do you plan to limit legacy to security maintenance?
> 

Legacy has always been about security.  I've used the term 'severe
bugfix' but in reality there aren't anything severe left after we take
maintainership of a release.  And if it is severe enough it is usually
considered a local DoS and thus security of sorts.

-- 
Jesse Keating RHCE      (geek.j2solutions.net)
Fedora Legacy Team      (www.fedoralegacy.org)
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