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

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Sun Sep 23 14:50:42 UTC 2012


Chris Murphy wrote:
> I would use the word "RELEASE" instead of TC1, TC2, RC1, RC2. So "Fedora
> 18 Alpha RC3" became "Fedora 18 Alpha Release". It was after all a
> "release candidate" and once no longer a candidate, it is a release.

I think "release" is even more confusing to the average user than "gold". 
The term "gold" is not commonplace in Free Software projects, the term 
"release" is and usually implies a stable release. So IMHO "release" conveys 
exactly the wrong impression you're trying to avoid giving.

        Kevin Kofler



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