bodhi statistics

Brandon Lozza brandon at
Wed Jun 9 00:41:06 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 7:46 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:
> Luke Macken wrote:
>> This report definitely conveys the shortcomings in our testing, however,
>> it does show us improving with each release. For Fedora 13, we implemented
>> the No Frozen Rawhide process with improved Critical Path policies, which
>> were definitely a success. With these enhanced procedures, along with the
>> upcoming implementation of AutoQA and the new Package update acceptance
>> criteria
>> (, I
>> think we'll see these numbers drastically improve in the future.
> Only because those numbers are taylored towards that very process (they
> measure the exact same things that process is going to enforce) and do not
> reflect the actual quality of the packages in any way.
> You can make really anything a "success" by measuring the very symptoms of
> the process and calling them a metric of "quality".
> The reasons for which Bodhi karma (especially in its current incarnation) is
> a completely broken indicator of quality have been pointed out in several
> past threads.
>        Kevin Kofler
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I'll have to agree with Kevin. I can't how any of those numbers
represent the quality of anything.

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