Firefox on Fedora: No longer funny

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Oct 12 18:45:37 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-10-12 at 20:38 +0200, Henrik Nordström wrote:
> tis 2011-10-11 klockan 10:49 -0700 skrev Adam Williamson:
> > There obviously is a _legitimate_ question as to whether you ought to be
> > able to add your package into anyone else's update if you aren't a
> > provenpackager; it's not necessarily something we'd want to do. But I
> > think provenpackagers probably should be allowed to edit any update.
> I agree that it's probably not desireable to be able to "randomly" add
> packages to others updates, but it would be quite nice to link updates
> so that when the Firefox update is pushed the update for FF-Extension-X
> is also pushed.
> > It does seem to be the case that negative karma is easier to come by
> > than positive, yeah. I'm not sure there's much we can do about this
> > besides 'game' the rules to account for it, as we're doing already to
> > some extent.
> It needs to be a lot easier for people to get notified when there us
> updates-testing packages for packages they care about and can help
> testing. Much can be done there. Currently the threshold between using
> and testing is very very high when in reality it only needs to be one
> click away.

It's already been pointed out on test list that Bodhi provides RSS feeds
you can use for this.
Adam Williamson
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