Trusty QA quick recap and look forward

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Thu Mar 20 19:05:29 UTC 2014


On 20/03/14 18:54, PK wrote:
> My two cents:
>
> I think it's good if the main quality focus is on the LTS. The 
> short-lived intermediate versions don't interest me much; I see them 
> as a testbed for innovations, and not as "work horses" that require 
> extra attention for stability and reliability. "Want stable? Go LTS!" 
> is a simple message that everyone can easily understand and approve 
> of, I think.
>
> In 14.04 LTS an important step has been made towards modernization: 
> the Whisker menu and the single desktop bar. Excellent. Cool and 
> slick. Nice artwork, beautiful deep blue wallpaper. Radiates quality 
> in a restrained way.
>
> One thing I'd really like (ceterum censeo, as the Roman statesman used 
> to say), is to see Abiword and Gnumeric being replaced by LibreOffice. 
> It would make the default installation so much better.... First 
> impressions matter a lot.
>
> Regards, Pjotr.
>
>
> 2014-03-20 14:18 GMT+01:00 Elfy <ub.untu at btinternet.com 
> <mailto:ub.untu at btinternet.com>>:
>
>     A lot of work has gone into QA from all sides this cycle.
>
>     What I'd like to get from replies to this mail is what _you_
>     thought could have been done better, what could have happened
>     sooner, thoughts for what we could do in the next cycle.
>
>     As an example,  we're looking at Exploratory Testing either on
>     it's own or in conjunction with calls from us to test areas.
>     Simply put - use the applications you normally do and report problems.
>
>     The problem I can foresee with that is that we'd get little
>     testing reported without calls.
>
>     Another idea I'm toying with at the moment is not worrying so much
>     about testing packages marked as optional - having a different set
>     of tests for non-LTS releases ...
>
>     Ideas people - think outside the box if you've time :)
>
>     Hopefully we'll get some ideas that will make everyone's life a
>     bit easier during the 14.10 cycle and on
>
>     Elfy
>
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If you want to talk about default applications please start another thread.

Elfy

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