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Jon Ciesla limb at
Fri Jul 23 18:56:27 UTC 2010

  On 07/23/2010 01:53 PM, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> 2010/7/23 Máirín Duffy<duffy at>:
>> I'm clearly quite biased but I trust Red Hat a lot more than I trust
>> Google, as Google has done several things to me personally to completely
>> lose my trust while Red Hat goes out of its way to do things the right
>> way.
> I don't disagree with you. I'm biased too. But we can't build a policy
> that encodes..bias. We have to build a policy that puts vendors on an
> equal footing.  We can still have meta arguments and make judgement
> calls about choosing particular vendors based on track record. I
> certainly don't intend to take intrastructure's or the board's power
> to say we trust vendor X over vendor Y because a track record of
> performance or unquantifiable on a case by case basis.
> But in the scope of this discussion about crafting policy we need to
> treat all vendors..neutrally to be credible. Red Hat can't be thought
> of as exceptional in the lens of policy on external service providers.
>   If anything we have to continually hold Red Hat to a more exacting
> standard as a hedge against bias with the knowledge and the trust that
> Red Hat is committed to meeting the standard of performance this
> project puts forward.
+50.  And I really like RH.  And I understand that there are some 
technical reasons why Fedora is so intertwined with RH and that that's 
good in many cases.
> -jef
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