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Re: fedora-maintainers vs fedora-devel



On Tue, 2007-03-20 at 14:45 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 March 2007 14:39:13 Axel Thimm wrote:
> > The way I see it it is like the following:
> >
> > o fedora-devel
> >   - concentrates on rawhide and its way to a release
> >   - has in-house upstream development discussion
> >   - more in-depth Linux mechanics
> >   - manages release cycle
> >
> > o fedora-maintainers
> >   - concentrates on the packaging community as a whole
> >   - More issues about packaging than on upstream development, if any
> >   - cares more about current and past releases
> 
> Actually I do all the freeze and collection announcements to 
> fedora-maintainers.  They're the people that need to know, and it's largely 
> just noise for fedora-devel.

I may not be typical as I don't maintain any packages, but I do upstream
work that often specifically targets Fedora releases. So seeing freeze
announcements and similar on fedora-devel would be helpful. Not a big
deal as I usually hear this from package maintainers indirectly, but
more direct information would sometimes help.

Karl


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