Proposed release criteria revisions

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Fri Mar 18 14:14:08 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:58:26 +0000,
  "\"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson\"" <johannbg at> wrote:
> On 03/17/2011 08:16 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > Alpha: Actually account for firstboot, which we completely ignored until
> > now. The criterion about 'booting to a working desktop' was split into
> > two and now covers firstboot. I also explicitly called out encryption
> > here, and tweaked the language about 'user intervention' to 'unintended
> > user intervention'.
> I think we should continue to ignore it along with not depending alpha 
> on a working graphical desktop or in more current terms 
> of any kind

I disagree with this. A lot of what we want tested needs a graphical desktop.
If we were to ship an Alpha without a working desktop, we wouldn't get much
feedback (other than that the desktop doesn't work).

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