monty19 at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 16 00:36:17 UTC 2006
Fedora is not some elitest build. Unsuspecting users with varying degrees
of technical ability, and internet savvy, should be expected to find early
releases, and they should all be welcome to the beta from day one.
He didn't go hacking to get this; he pulled them off a mirror that had them
out in the open. I gather from his other replies that he did poke around a
bit before finding that one mirror in particular; but he could have just as
easily randomly selected it from a list of mirrors.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Spaleta" <jspaleta at gmail.com>
To: "For testers of Fedora Core development releases"
<fedora-test-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 7:02 AM
Subject: Re: FC5 T2
> On 1/15/06, John Summerfied <debian at herakles.homelinux.org> wrote:
>> Schedules are often broken, and I say if its ready let em at it:-)
> I say... only let people who can pass a basic troubleshooting quiz
> have them first.. so those people are ready when the novice testers
> grab them on release day. Sadly i find, its exactly the opposite. If
> you are clever enough to hunt down leaked isos before the official
> annoucement, you should be clever enough to solve your own problems.
> If you are expecting help, wait for the release.
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