Just because we're
a community of volunteers doesn't mean we don't have to treat each other
professionally. If people spoke to their co-workers the same way they
sometimes speak to each other on Fedora lists, there would be consequences,
and justifiably so. I've always thought that Fedora's "code of conduct"
could be as simple as "don't be a jerk", but I support the mandate of the
soon-to-be-formed CWG [Community Working Group] to decide otherwise.
-- Max Spevak
I have now been doing Fedora Release Engineering for nearly 5 years. My
first task was to rebuild every Fedora Core package for a gcc change
leading up to the release of Fedora Core 5 (hey look, a --turbo
option!). I've seen us through 10 releases, the merger of Core and Extras,
countless mass rebuilds, the creation of Live Media and the explosion of
spins, an unfortunate security incident, many evolutionary changes in our
development process, the creation and growth of a release engineering
volunteer team, the creation of release criteria, the migration of source
control, and the creation of a plethora of Standard Operating Procedures
for release engineering. It has been a challenging and very rewarding 5
years. But I need a break.
-- Jesse Keating resigns
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