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

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Sat Feb 27 16:24:31 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-02-27 at 08:45 +0000, Camilo Mesias wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 6:12 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> > this is a *terrible* idea. We may see users as a 'resource', but they
> > don't see themselves this way. We should not interrupt their usage of
> > their computer to try and exploit them to our ends.
> What if it was an opt-in scheme? Users would consent to receive a
> limited number of contacts about their current packages and for their
> trouble would get streamlined access to potential fixes.
> I think there's enough in that for the opt-in scheme to be marketed
> successfully, because although some people would see the interactions
> as annoying, others would welcome the chance to participate.

Yup, anything making it easier for people who actively choose to
participate in testing to actually do the testing and provide their
feedback would be fantastic.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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