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Re: Disappointed: My feature was removed without notifying me



On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 11:47:10PM +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
>Am Mittwoch, den 08.10.2008, 17:08 -0400 schrieb Josh Boyer:
>> On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 10:56:12PM +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
>> >Am Mittwoch, den 08.10.2008, 16:47 -0400 schrieb Josh Boyer:
>> >> The decision was made under the _fact_ that the Feature lacked packages
>> >> that had not passed review.  If they aren't all there, it can't be tested
>> >> by Beta.  It's really that simple.
>> >
>> >As I wrote in a previous mail: I don't challenge that, but for me it not
>> >"really that simple" but "really that disappointing". I've put a lot of
>> >work into the feature and when I see that people hardly seem to read the
>> >feature page or don't care about informing the feature owner is just
>> >disappointing.
>> 
>> I'm in FESCo.  I read the Feature page.  
>
>Just curious: Why didn't you speak up then when somebody made an false
>assumption?

Because nobody in FESCo made that statement.  Kevin had already
said "for lxde, sadly 2 packages are still in review...".  The
rest of the discussion was pretty moot after that.

>
>> It was/is quite detailed.  It
>> still, unfortunately, doesn't meet the criteria of being a Feature.
>
>You mean in general or for Fedora 10?

Oh, just for F10.

>> Now, that doesn't mean your work is wasted.  It doesn't mean that,
>> assuming you get the missing packages into Fedora in time, LXDE won't
>> be installable.  It _will_ be.  All you are missing is the publicity
>> aspect of a Feature at that point.
>
>I don't care about publicity, I don't want people to pat me on my back
>or to hug me. I want these packages in Fedora, because I want to satisfy
>the LXDE users. That's all.

Cool.  Go forth and conquer!

josh


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