Not logged in
Log in now
Create an account
Subscribe to LWN
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
Um....we didn't write that subject line...?
Fedora 18 Beta is out
Posted Nov 27, 2012 19:41 UTC (Tue) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Nov 27, 2012 20:10 UTC (Tue) by johannbg (subscriber, #65743)
Posted Nov 27, 2012 20:39 UTC (Tue) by jake (editor, #205)
The post you point to is nearly a week old, not a release announcement for the beta. Perhaps there is a better choice for a community-generated release announcement (though I didn't see one in a quick look), but what you point to is not it, I'm afraid. We generally prefer those kinds of announcements over press releases (with proper or improper subjects), fwiw.
Posted Nov 27, 2012 21:09 UTC (Tue) by johannbg (subscriber, #65743)
We have an standard operating procedure for it and Jaroslav Reznik should have filled it out ( or someone from the marketing community ) but I guess that Robyn forgot to mention/remind him of it ( he's new to FPM ) since she was to busy cooking thanksgiving for the family while attending the no/go meeting.
It comes as no surprise to me that it happened thou since the lack of communication is after all the theme of this release ;)
Posted Nov 28, 2012 7:00 UTC (Wed) by rsidd (subscriber, #2582)
Besides, everyone knows Fedora is under Red Hat and many Fedora developers are paid by Red Hat. The Fedora developers who resent this subject line (if they exist) should work on another project.
Posted Nov 29, 2012 23:40 UTC (Thu) by johannbg (subscriber, #65743)
Now what gave you that notion ah right subject line like that...
Posted Nov 30, 2012 0:34 UTC (Fri) by jspaleta (subscriber, #50639)
You guys have received previous pr emails from RH concerning fedora releases in the past prior to this right?
Have previous emails used similar subject constructions. I'm particularly interested in the email sent concerning the F17 release if you received one.
I just want to verify if this is indeed a pattern of behavior or a just a one time mistake, a mistake that has been publicly apologized for already actually. So this isn't a witchhunt, but more of a bracketing of the problem space.
Copyright © 2013, Eklektix, Inc.
Comments and public postings are copyrighted by their creators.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds