Changing the colophon

Thomas Canniot thomas.canniot at
Wed Mar 26 08:57:02 UTC 2008

Le Mon, 24 Mar 2008 09:53:07 -0400,
"Paul W. Frields" <stickster at> a écrit :

> Our release notes "Colophon," which lists all the people who have
> contributed to the Release Notes, always accumulates names.  In the
> past, we've never stripped out any old names.
> However, there is an important question we should resolve:  How do we
> go forward from here?  Options include:
> 1.  Leave all the names on the list.
>   a. ...because figuring out when someone's individual contributions
> are gone is REALLY hard, and people should be credited for that work
> as long as we think it might still be in the Release Notes or a
> translation somewhere.
>   b. ...because people drift in and out of Fedora Project work, and
> shuffling names might not be a good use of time.
> 2.  Erase the whole list and start over each cycle.
>   a. ...because this is reflective of who's working hard on writing,
> editing, translating, and packaging this edition.
>   b. ...because it's easier to track and makes for a more sane length
> and meaningful content for the Colophon.

I vote for this second option as well :)

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