The question of rolling release?
lotharlutz at gmx.de
Thu Jan 26 08:55:29 UTC 2012
On 01/26/2012 02:19 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jan 2012 21:37:36 -0200
> Henrique Junior<henriquecsj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would like to see Fedora following the path of rolling release.
>> openSUSE is doing a great job with the Tumbleweed, still keeping the
>> same old system of releases and letting users choose whether or not
>> using roling release.
>> Particularly I wouldn't like to see this thread dying as happened in
>> other occasions, after all, we know that discussions may not lead to
>> anything, and sometimes small actions can be more productive than long
>> threads . I wonder if we could create a poll (for active members
>> with FAS accounts) to determine what the community thinks about it.
>> After the poll, if the idea of rolling release receives most votes
>> then would be the time to discuss "how" and "when" doing the
> I would personally advise against this way forward. I'd like to suggest
> an alternative:
> * Gather folks interested in this (you should be able to see some from
> this thread). Perhaps announce that you are forming a group to look
> into this.
> * Get together and write up a wiki page / detailed proposal, answering:
> - How would this work?
> - What resources would you need?
> - What impact does it have on maintainers? users? release engineering?
> - Would this work alongside the current setup? Or would it be one or
> the other?
> - Try and answer questions raised by folks in this thread.
> - Try and list advantages. Why would we want to do this? what does it
> get us?
> * Post again once you have details and ask for more feedback.
> * Repeat cycle until you find it's ready and then ask fesco to take a
> Just a suggestion...
+1 Create suggestion
I would like to join such a SIG.
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