Interesting Feedback From a New Tester

Tim Flink tflink at
Fri Mar 25 20:33:03 UTC 2011

On 03/25/2011 02:04 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-03-25 at 13:53 -0600, 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!
> yes, sounds good. People in #fedora usually explicitly tell people to
> take pre-release questions to #fedora-qa, though, they don't usually
> just say 'not here'.
> we don't maintain the page, though; the websites group does.
> should have info on where to
> propose this.

Yeah, I was going to start talking to them once I got some feedback from
test@ as far as the wording or specific links were concerned.



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