[Test-Announce] Fedora 18 Alpha is hereby declared GOLD

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Sep 17 21:19:37 UTC 2012

On Mon, 2012-09-17 at 16:37 -0400, G.Wolfe Woodbury wrote:
> On 09/17/2012 04:27 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > It's been suggested that we should stop using 'GOLD' when talking
> > about Alpha and Beta, and I think this is right. Only final releases
> > should be said to have gone 'gold' - this is how the term is generally
> > understood, and using it for Alpha and Beta releases confuses people
> > as to their status. Jaroslav, what needs to happen for the term not to
> > be used for F18 Beta and future Alpha / Beta releases? 
> I like the suggestion to use "bronze" then "silver" then "gold"

It's cute, but I think might read a bit bizarre in isolation. 'Ready for
testing' is terminally boring, but seems safe...
Adam Williamson
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