FESCo wants to ban direct stable pushes in Bodhi (urgent call for feedback)

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Sat Feb 27 01:00:46 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-02-27 at 01:40 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > While the ethos as defined on the wiki mentions staying close to upstream
> > and getting the latest software, there's nothing that says that it's done
> > via updates. I would not categorically state that your reading is the
> > only valid reading, or even close to the canonical one.
> > 
> > In fact, the wiki implies that this is done via the rapid release cycle,
> > not updates.
> It may not be strictly codified, but in practice it is a big part of what 
> Fedora is and many users choose it for that. And it is also the main 
> technical difference between us and Ubuntu. (I know there's also the 
> licensing stuff, like Ubuntu bundling proprietary drivers, but that's not 
> that big a difference in practice, it's not like those drivers cannot be 
> easily removed (or added, yuck!).)
>         Kevin Kofler

You keep speaking, authoritatively, about what Fedora is.  As of yet, I
haven't seen anything from our leadership that would agree with your

Jesse Keating
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