On Dec 16, 2014 12:37 PM, "Matthew Miller" <mattdm(a)fedoraproject.org>
On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 02:32:15PM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > When a release is completely EOL, would it be possible to have a
> > notification that is persistant in some way? Not necessarily in the
> > shell chrome (too much?), but maybe whenever you go to Software. Or
> > maybe "All Settings" -- could the Details icon change to show an
> > or gain a visual flag in some way?
> I'm not a huge fan of this. It reminds me greatly of the
> notifications that e.g. McAfee continuously pops up on Windows when
> your virus definitions are out of date. Not without good reason (and
> similar reasons), but really really annoying. Some people will want
> to stick with an EOL release for whatever reason and constantly
> slapping them with an Alert warning is pointless.
I definitely I don't think there should be a repeating popup. Nothing
that slaps anyone, but something that gets lit up when you're looking
at a relevant part of the UI.
Fedora Project Leader
It would be logical to me that a user attempting to check for updates on an
EOL release would get an EOL warning. Not just looking at Software, or
logging into GNOME, but *every time* they explicitly set out to get updates.