[RFC] Improve communication with testing users about master key changes in development branches

(=?iso-8859-1?q?=60=60-=5F-=B4=B4?=) -- BUGabundo ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Thu Feb 5 19:25:41 UTC 2009


Olá Dan e a todos.

On Thursday 05 February 2009 19:16:27 Dan Chen wrote:
> > Stuff like the changes PulseAudio in jaunty is an example
> > of what would fit into this.
> 
> There have not been significant policy, UI, or package additions/
> removals to base PulseAudio or ALSA userspace components in
> jaunty. To what are you referring specifically?

I mean the going away of the old alsa controls that opened from the audio applet.
The first time I saw it, I thought some package had failed to install/build. Only after, on IRC, I was told it was NEW.
Many Old users upgrading will be bitten by this feeling, trying to find where to set the volume levers (even though most never needed it, and there always alsamixer[gui]).


On Thursday 05 February 2009 19:16:27 Dan Chen wrote:
> I offer that the high priority bugs are very visible, and an
> additional wiki page will not change how the developers
> prioritise. It would be immensely helpful for an initial glance,
> and perhaps drive-bys would find it useful.

Maybe I wasnt clear here:
This is not meant FOR Devs, but for testers and users.
Of course this information should be filled by the maintainers of the packages or who makes the changes.
High/Critical bugs and Major changes are already mention on Release notes and http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/jaunty/alpha* pages.
What I'm saying here, is that doesnt have enough detail, for those of us who keep doing regular updates.


Hope this clears any confusion my OP email gave.

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