The new Update Acceptance Criteria are broken (was: Re: Heads Up - New Firefox update)

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Mon Nov 1 17:09:17 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 03:54 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:

> There's exactly one constructive thing to do, it's repealing this set of 
> policies (Critical Path and Update Acceptance Criteria) in its entirety.
> An update should go stable when the maintainer says so, karma should be 
> purely informational feedback for the maintainer.

I disagree. The evidence you cite does not support this conclusion. We
implemented the policies for three releases. There are significant
problems with one release. This does not justify the conclusion that the
policies should be entirely repealed.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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