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Re: FESCo Meeting Summary for 20090424



On Fri, 2009-04-24 at 16:28 -0700, Christopher Aillon wrote:
> On 04/24/2009 03:13 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > == PulseAudio regression handling ==
> >
> > Long and contentious discussion about concerns with the VolumeControl
> > feature. FESCo decided to get gnome-alsamixer packaged and added to the
> > default desktop live/install spins to allow users whos use cases are
> > not covered currently by VolumeControl to have a GUI way to adjust
> > mixer settings. Hopefully this will be dropped/revisited in F12.
> 
> Wearing my Board hat, I'll give a quick history lesson: changes were 
> mandated to codeina a few releases ago post feature freeze.  The changes 
> would have made codeina more acceptable for Fedora's stance on freedom, 
> however that change was reversed by the board because it was mandated 
> post feature freeze, and it was agreed future mandates, if any, would 
> come down pre-feature freeze, but we should not be in the business of 
> giving mandates.
> 
> So, can someone tell me how mandating this is more important than 
> mandating Fedora be free, and why this decree should not be reversed? 
> Do I really need to bring this up at the next board meeting?


If they can't mandate this then I suspect the only option left is to
enact the contingency plan, which neither party seems to want to happen.

So I'm not sure I see the point in you forcing any point.

Dave.



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