Changing the colophon

Marek Mahut mmahut at
Wed Mar 26 10:23:53 UTC 2008

Thomas Canniot wrote:
> 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 :)

Me too... +1

> Thomas

Marek Mahut     
Fedora Project                         

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