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Re: QA review for feature pages - Help get new features into Fedora!



On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 00:40 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 23:45 -0500, Will Woods wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > The feature freeze is coming soon[1], and that means we need to check to
> > make sure all the new ans exciting features coming in F11 are
> > "testable".
> > 
> > Here's a list of all the F11-approved features that haven't been
> > reviewed yet:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Category:Features_needing_QA_approval
> > 
> > The wiki pages should tell you a bit more, but basically, we need to
> > make sure that each feature has two major things:
> > 
> > 
> > 1) Scope
> > The Scope section is supposed to list the *complete* set of changes to
> > be made, features to be added, etc. Basically: it needs to tell you
> > what's going to change - what packages, what config files, and so on.
> > 
> > If the Scope section is vague, incomplete or missing, add this to the
> > bottom of the Feature page:
> > [[Category:Features with incomplete scope]]
> > And add a comment on the 'discussion' page. Be sure to put "--~~~~" at
> > the end of your comment - this will add a signature for you.
> 
> I would really appreciate if we could treat this more like 'Lets work
> together to fill out this section, here is what I need to know...'
> instead of like 'Incomplete. You have till tomorrow to fill this out
> again'. 

You're absolutely right. The point here is to get info from the
developers and help fill in the blanks *for* them. I apologize if that
didn't come across! 

Just saying something like "This is no good, fix it" isn't helpful at
all. You need to ask specific questions - "What packages are going to be
changed?", or "How do I make sure this is configured properly?" - to get
the missing info. Be helpful! 

-w

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