[Proposal] Ring-based Packaging Policies

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Fri Feb 13 15:51:48 UTC 2015

On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 04:43:53PM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> >words, I think it might be reasonable to have bundling in the outer
> >rings be a blacklist rather than a whitelist, so long as we can always
> >find out with a simple repoquery what contains a package.
> To me, this idea is not helpful.
> All it does is to send upstreams a message which encourages to
> disregard the issues of bundling, to work "dirty" and not to care
> about their coding quality.

I think the stark reality is that few upstreams these days care about
any message we send, for or against coding quality. We're just not in a
strong position there, as much as I'd love it if we were.

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader

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