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Re: What Fedora makes sucking for me - or why I am NOT Fedora



2008/12/10 Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com>:
> On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 20:17 +0100, Iain Arnell wrote:
>>
>> As a recently sponsored contributor, I would suggest changing the
>> documented procedures.  I was more than happy to shove new packages
>> into rawhide only, but when confronted with
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Join and
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/CVSAdminProcedure
>> felt obliged to request branches for F-9 and F-10 too (and pressure
>> during review to support EPEL too only adds to the problem).
>>
>> Requests for new packages should only be permitted in rawhide by
>> default (and consequently, EPEL+1 whenever and whatever that may be).
>> Some form of additional review/sponsorship/bribery should be a
>> prerequisite for branches in already-released version.
>>
> Interesting idea!  Would you be willing to bring this topic to the next
> FESCo meeting?  FESCo is the body responsible for such decisions.
>

Unfortunately, I can't manage the next meeting, but I will make a
point of bringing it up in the new year.
-- 
Iain.


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