[Mageia-dev] Release Notes - reminder
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Thu May 26 17:25:16 CEST 2011
On 26 May 2011 14:42, Anne nicolas <ennael at mageia.org> wrote:
> 2011/5/26 Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com>:
>> 2011/5/25 Bruno Cornec <Bruno.Cornec at hp.com>:
>>> Thomas Backlund said on Wed, May 25, 2011 at 04:37:19PM +0300:
>>>> Mondo package got properly epoched ~2 weeks ago:
>>> Why do we start a new distro then, if it's to reproduce the errors made
>>> in the previous one ?
>>>> 1. we promise people an upgrade path from 2010.1/2
>>> They still have an upgrade path, and that wasn't raising an error.
>>>> 2. rpm/urpmi/rpmdrake does not read release notes
>>>> (same goes for many endusers)
>>> I disagree. THat's one of the most important reading when I go from RHEL
>>> 5.x to 5.x+1, between Mandriva, Mageia or whatever distro I'm using.
>>> It's much more easy to point people to a link and tell them to read, to
>>> solve their issue/question.
>>>> 3. we dont do exceptions for package(r)s
>>> Life is plenty of exceptions. And there are times when there are good
>>> reasons to do them. Creating a new distro is not a task you'll do next
>>> week again. Thinking to fix what was wrong in the previous one was IMO
>>> more important than ensuring that level of upgrade path for a couple of
>>> users of a package.
>>> I especially took time to discuss that point with Anne before taking any
>>> decision and documented it
>>> I'm a bit disappointed that no real discussion/vote/choice was made
>> This is an open system. You (as an interested person) could have
>> started this public discussion any time. Of course, starting it a
>> couple of days before release may be a bit late.
> hi wobo
> Discussion was started some weeks ago IIRC
And on this very ML
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