Fedora Project: Announcing New Direction

Michael Knepher limbo at bluethingy.com
Wed Sep 24 00:06:22 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-23 at 16:50, Gerry Doris wrote:

> Much of the concern that has been expressed involves the stability of the
> Fedora releases.  With Redhat branded releases we were assured that they
> went through a disciplined testing and quality methodolgy.  

Are you familiar with the current methodology for building and releasing
Fedora packages? http://www.fedora.us/wiki/PackageSubmissionQAPolicy

> It is my impression that this formal process will not apply to the Fedora
> Project.  While Redhat personnel will supervise the Fedora testing it will
> be much less disciplined and thorough than what we're used to.
> In other words, it will be suitable for hobbyists and home use but not 
> for any serious applications.  Is this true?

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