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Re: f12, alpha versus beta?



On Fri, 16 Oct 2009, Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-10-16 at 06:25 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> >   ok, that clears things up in the sense that i couldn't figure out
> > *where* i got that tarball Fedora-12-Beta-x86_64-DVD.iso.  if
> > not officially), it might be a good idea to add the RC# part to the
> > tarball name itself, just to avoid confusion.
>
> A) it's not a tarball, it's an iso.

  sorry, brain fart.

> B) because it's a release candidate, it has to be named exactly as
> how the release would be.  The very definition of a release
> /candidate/ is that it has potential to become the release itself.
> Therefor we can't be renaming things or re-doing the compose.

  a valid philosophy but the linux kernel sees it differently, so it's
not like there's just one true way, but how fedora chooses to do this
is perfectly valid, thanks.

rday
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