ProvenTesters Draft (Was: Join Proven Packagers DRAFT)
maxamillion at fedoraproject.org
Thu Apr 1 15:48:01 UTC 2010
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> "Fedora CURRENT_RELEASE+1" <-- the official name is Branched, you can
> just say 'Fedora Branched', and link to the Branched page -
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/Branched . You can put a little
> explanation of what Branched is in brackets if you feel it necessary, I
Fixed in the wiki page.
> I think the way the page starts off with the 'what is Critical Path?'
> question is a bit jarring. I'd start with 'What are Quality Assurance
> Proven Testers?' and explain critical path either just by linking to the
> page, or as a sub-note in that section, not give it its own section.
Agreed. It was just written that way because it was my flow of thought
when I was calling the group "Critical Path Wranglers." I've edited to
page to reflect this change.
> On the other hand, I'd start a new section for "The following steps are
> imperative to join the QA Proven Testers:". 'How to join' is different
> from 'What it is', to me. The explanation of the group could be a bit
> more extended, and there could be a bit more sell on why you'd want to
> join up.
I added a little bit to the explanation of that what the FAS group
is/does. Let me know what you think.
> Step 3 is a bit worrying; it's a very vague 'roadblock' (how do I know
> when I'm sufficiently 'involved' to move on to step 4?) I'd probably
> ditch step 3 and go straight to step 4. If we're requiring mentoring,
> the mentor can always act as a filter for someone who's just joined and
> doesn't have a clue what they're doing, and suggest they do some more
> 'appropriate' activities before becoming a proven tester.
Step 3 is now removed
> I wouldn't have "ProvenTesters FAS Group" as a separate section. It can
> just flow on from the above text, if it's part of a 'How to join'
merged into the "how to join" section
> The line "The QA group within FAS will grant the ability to add karma
> inside of Bodhi to the Critical Path packages within Fedora
> CURRENT_RELEASE+1." seems out of place - is it an orphan?
That verbage was a little off and has been clarified (at least in my
mind, but verification from others is welcome!)
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