Interesting Feedback From a New Tester

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at
Fri Mar 25 20:03:14 UTC 2011

On 03/25/2011 07:53 PM, Tim Flink wrote:
> I took part in an interesting discussion in #fedora-qa today with
> someone who was new to Fedora (coming from Ubuntu) and interested in
> testing.
> He (I assume he, will use for consistancy) came to the alpha download
> page on [1], tried to use and install the alpha and
> ran into some problems. Apparently, he tried to ask questions in #fedora
> and got some gruff "no alpha stuff here" comments before finding #fedora-qa.
> I looked at the alpha download page, and there is no reference to qa, no
> reference to newer images and nothing about directing questions to test@
> or #fedora-qa.
> I'm not sure if this is the right place, but I propose that we add some
> additional information to that page [1]. At the very least, a sentence
> or two about where to direct questions about the alpha and "if you're
> interested in testing, see ____ page" which points to new information
> (maybe the QA or QA/Join wiki pages?).
> This should at least stem some of the alpha related questions coming
> into #fedora and hopefully us find some more people who are interested
> in testing, too!
> Thoughts

Good point you should file a request here [1] .....



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