[Ambassadors] The Future of release names
jreznik at redhat.com
Fri Jun 8 12:44:47 UTC 2012
the first week in Doodle was too fast for many people but looking
on Doodle results - Friday 15th 5 PM UTC (1 PM EDT, 7 PM CEST) should
work for all interested people and gives us some time to propagate/
Is it still ok for you?
----- Original Message -----
> seems like the discussion steered to the phase of no return to the
> reasonable output, also it stalled - so we (as a Board) would like
> to push it forward.
> I think the best idea for now is try to get interested people to
> meet together, to check if there's real demand for the change and
> if so, to start with the real proposals to create a new process.
> I created Doodle poll - the next two weeks, I can add more option,
> just it's not very user friendly. Feel free to vote and we will
> see ;-)
> ----- Original Message -----
> > At the last Board Meeting, the Board looked at the poll results
> > asking
> > whether people felt like continuing to name releases. The results
> > seemed
> > to show that many people do like having a name associated with
> > Fedora
> > releases. However, the discussion before and after has shown there
> > is
> > a desire to improve upon the current method of selecting the names.
> > The Board decided that it would be worthwhile to come up with a new
> > procedure for selecting the name for the Fedora 19 release and
> > beyond
> > to
> > attempt to solve some of the issues that have been brought up. The
> > Board
> > is looking for volunteers who would like to do two things:
> > (1) Answer the following questions:
> > * What benefits does the Project get from the current release
> > naming
> > process?
> > * What changes do people want to see in a revised process?
> > (2) Come up with at least one proposal and analyze it according to
> > the
> > answers to the previous questions.
> > If anyone is interested in coming to a weekly meeting to work on
> > this,
> > please feel free to contact me. If anyone would like to champion
> > this,
> > please contact me ASAP so I know whether there is someone else
> > who's
> > going
> > to champion this or if I need to lead the effort.
> > I've put up a wiki page that tries to summarize the answers to the
> > first two
> > questions that I've seen circulated on the advisory-board mailing
> > list and a
> > link to the only proposal I currently know of (mizmo's proposal to
> > use
> > a single theme for all of the new Fedora releases).
> > Thanks,
> > -Toshio
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