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

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Mon Nov 1 18:39:56 UTC 2010

On Mon, 01 Nov 2010 19:26:43 +0100
Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:

> They also let several completely broken updates through and then
> delayed the FIXES for those updates, exactly as I had been warning
> about all the time.

> For example, my firstboot update which was required to make the Xfce
> spin work again (there was an additional problem with the LXDE spin,
> but that one was present both before and after that update, and could
> only be noticed after that update was pushed) got delayed.

If You mean:

it didn't break the Xfce spin. Xfce spin is using gdm still, which
means metacity is pulled in, which means firstboot was fine. 

So, this case seems to me like a poor example for your position. 

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