Features in new releases / updates

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Sat May 22 13:52:01 UTC 2010

On 22.05.2010 11:59, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-05-22 at 10:14 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> On 20.05.2010 18:42, Jesse Keating wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2010-05-20 at 14:25 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
>>>> I'd expect most of the support to end up in F13 updates, so I'm not
>>>> sure a feature page really makes sense. 
>>> This happens with a lot of our features anyway, [...]
>> And that imho is quite bad for everyone involved, as it kind of makes
>> everyone unhappy afaics.
>> To explain: [...]
> [...]
> Without addressing other reasons, I think keeping the situation simple
> for journalists is a pretty weak reason not to add a feature to an
> existing release via updates.

I didn't meant to imply this anywhere (in fact I think updates like that
are a really good thing and one things that makes Fedora better than
other distributions for me). I just wanted to express that it has
downsides to have a feature page for something that is not new at all.


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