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Re: Infrastructure status, 2008-08-16 UTC 1530



On Mon, 2008-08-18 at 19:10 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > list the best thing we can do? Or is it just the best thing we can do
> > right now given our current tools?   Nothing's ever perfect but their
> > maybe room to try something new with regard to communication
> > mechanisms... if there are people willing to put the effort in to
> > build it.
> 
> Some suggestions:
> 
> - An RSS feed for *important* announcements that is picked up by default
> by the package updater or similar but can be unsubscribed from if users
> want.
> - Ability for yum to get an error message from a repository and report it.
> - Sticking important stuff on the *front* of the fedora project web site.
> 
> There is a different issue about what is said and leaving people in the
> dark assuming the worst - a very bad way to create long term trust.
Exactly what has happened right now.

An obscure announcement, the infrastructure going down, no updates, just
silence ... very poor management.

Ralf



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