[Proposal] Ring-based Packaging Policies

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Tue Feb 17 16:59:43 UTC 2015

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 05:39:48PM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> >Why not to create a new repository with reduced policy as
> >Stephen proposed with the one-way dependency rule (between current
> >Fedora and the new easy-for-beginners repository)?
> Because this would establish a 2-class society, with double
> standards standards and so on.

If the distinction were drawn based on _who_ rather than _what and
why_, it would. (And that was fundamentally the problem with the old
Core vs. Extras.) But no one is proposing a _society_-based distinction
— instead, a _technical_ one.

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

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