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Re: support for latest (radeon) hardware

On Sat, 2009-01-24 at 19:23 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>    * bugs OTOH happen and they need to get fixed sooner or later anyway, 
> as they otherwise will bite the user with the next or overnext Fedora 
> release, as Fedora users have to update to it sooner or later anyway if 
> they want to get security fixes for their distro.
> Please note that above description for the second point leaves out a lot 
> of details; discussing those here IMHO doesn't make much sense, hence 
> I'll try to keep away from discussing that point more, because the real 
> question simply is:
> How to keep existing people happy while at the same time get drivers for 
> new hardware out to the users as soon as possible, to make sure that 
> they can run Linux/Fedora(┬╣)?

Well there are really two types of users.  Those that want to run
experimental builds of software and help in the bug finding and fixing
of our software, and those that don't.  We shouldn't abuse the latter.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom┬▓ is a feature!
identi.ca: http://identi.ca/jkeating

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