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Re: Fedora release lifecyle



On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 10:03:36PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
 > Hi
 > 
 > 
 > The current proposal 
 > (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraSummit/ReleaseProcess) of changing 
 > the Fedora lifecycle to support release N until N+2 is releases or 
 > approximately 13+ months is pretty good but I am wondering if we can go 
 > a bit further.  My suggestion would be look at a differentiated life 
 > cyle between Fedora server and desktop variants in the upcoming release 
 > or have a policy as follows
 > 
 > First six months - Feature additions, bug and security fixes six months 
 > Next six months - Only bug and security fixes
 > Next six months - Only critical security fixes*

regardless of how clear you state this policy, you'll still get
people filing non-security bugs in the last six months.
Even processing those incoming bugs takes time, and WONTFIX'ing those leaves
people just as jaded as telling them "Upgrade to FCn+1".

		Dave

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