Proposed release criteria revisions

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Fri Mar 18 17:04:36 UTC 2011


On Fri, 2011-03-18 at 15:14 +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> On 03/18/2011 02:27 PM, James Laska wrote:
> >> 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).

> That's mostly cause we are working on outdated thoughts and dreams of 
> the project which the project and the community has outgrown long time 
> ago by shipping an "Default" in any shape or form .( From my perspective )

As James said, that's considerably beyond the scope of both this thread
and this group. It's not QA's job to define the vision of the project,
it's our job to validate the release process and the released products
that we *do* have. If you want to change those things, the way to do it
is not through the release criteria.

This also applies to the question of which spins block the release.
That's not something that is defined in the criteria, or that should be.
It's an issue for the Board and the Spins SIG, which have been
discussing it lately, including at FUDCon.
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