criterion update: add "switch user" to Shutdown, reboot, logout
mcatanzaro at gnome.org
Fri Jan 30 15:37:37 UTC 2015
On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 6:50 AM, Kamil Paral <kparal at redhat.com> wrote:
> I proposed this criterion because history shows that the approach you
> mention (let's fix it with updates) didn't really work, at least for
> GNOME. So I'm trying something else, to make sure it gets the
> attention I believe it deserves. (We reached the same conclusion
> during our blocker bug review). It seems that people opinions on
> importance of this feature vary wildly, which is unfortunate. If we
> don't reach consensus, it can't be a criterion.
Extremely basic functionality of the desktop environment, like user
switching, is much more important than a bug with any individual
application. If we don't want to block on user switching, then it's
time to take a look at the existing blocker criteria and start some
significant trimming, since we currently block for less
important-issues. Do we want to have more quality criteria or fewer?
I'm of the opinion that we should have more if we want to expand the
audience of Fedora Workstation beyond those who are currently using it.
When deciding whether something is a blocker, I propose this question:
"If feature X doesn't work, would a reasonable user new to Fedora
switch back to his previous OS?" If there's a bug with GNOME
Calculator, probably not, but if user switching doesn't work and I have
multiple user accounts, then it's time to find a better distro.
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