RFE: Retire Fedora Core 4 only _after_ FC6 has been released.
sundaram at redhat.com
Thu Jan 19 19:26:54 UTC 2006
Christopher Aillon wrote:
> On 01/19/2006 02:10 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Not confusing but not attractive either. For everybody who doesnt
>> understand the meaning behind the black diamond reference, it is
>> still a attractive name. If people miss out all the references to
>> indicate that its a test release with the announcements, anaconda etc
>> they are really being naive...
> Well, do we really want to sound too attractive? Its effectively beta
> quality software.
We do. We need more people to test it. I am of the opinion that we have
been way too cautious about asking people to say away and we end up with
bugs in the GA release as a result of that.
> People need to know that up front (before wasting time downloading
> it). The people that don't mind beta test software will get it. If
> we attract more than that, we run the risk of others thinking that we
> suck because we're rough around the edges and then they un-install it
> and never look back, spouting out curses directed our way all the
> while. The Mozilla guys get around this by removing all branding from
> the software until its a final release. We don't really want to do
> that, I don't think...
> If we really want to go the naming route, I'd spend more time figuring
> out cool names for the final releases.
Thats orthogonal to having a nick for the various test releases like
Debian Sid or whatever.
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