Re: [OM Cooker] Separate qa mailing list, why?!?!
Ben Bullard <benbullard79 <at> cox.net>
2013-08-02 01:23:20 GMT
On 08/01/2013 07:29 PM, Per Øyvind
2013/8/2 Ben Bullard <benbullard79 <at> cox.net>
On 08/01/2013 09:21 AM, Per Øyvind Karlsen wrote:
to the high level of communication on this list?
I was more thinking along the lines of being more difficult
to follow discussions though. :)
I am the person who asked for the list and I asked for it to be
private for members of the QA team to discuss things amongst
ourselves without outside noise. It is other people who decided it
should be a public list. I still believe it should be private.
OM-General and OM-Cooker are more that enough for public discussion.
In fact other lists such as OM-council and OM-infra are private. As
should, IMOH, be OM-QA.
Of note it is obvious to me that the QA-team is slowed by noise from
outside those of us who are actually trying to accomplish work. And
some of us are trying hard to spark a movement of this distro in a
And before anyone squawks, don't start with me about being
open/transparent. Do any of you believe that Fedora and OpenSuSE
don't have such channels of communication? If you do then you are
not well informed. These are the distros I looked at as we were
forming the QA-Team.
Any QA teams work is ultimately public and should be as is ours. Yet
all organizations at times see a need do do some things privately
with a small work group. This is not new. It is not unusual. The
6/24 .iso is a prime example of something that most definitely
should have been tested internally before public release. This type
of testing can't be done while communicating on a list open to the
public. Do any of you actually believe that Fedora or OpenSuSE
release an Alpha .iso without internal QA? I know for a fact that
they don't. Hence they both have private channels of communication
for various work groups as do many opensource groups, non-profit,
for profit business organizations. Again not only is this not
unusual it is standard practice.
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