Updates next steps

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Fri Apr 23 19:37:47 UTC 2010


Seth Vidal (skvidal at fedoraproject.org) said: 
> > And we can address part of the 'update frequency' problem client-side,
> > by only checking for new updates once a week.
> >
> > But one problem which we cannot address client-side, and for which 'do
> > nothing now and reassess later' will not help at all is the amount of
> > updates. Even if you only check once per week, the flood of pointless
> > updates is a problem. That is that part of the problem that we need to
> > address with Jon's 'establishing norms or rules to limit changes'.
> >
> 
> sure - but establishing that policy would be in the hands of fesco, 
> wouldn't it?

Approving and enforcing, yes. Coming up with the policy... maybe? There's
no reason others can't bring a policy to FESCo for debate and approval.

(This is not to disagree with you ... interested people certainly should
run for FESCo.)

Bill


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