Paul Wouters: Re: [dnssec-deployment] DNS cache issue

Paul Vixie Paul_Vixie at
Fri Nov 23 22:20:23 UTC 2007

> If I read this right, this is only in Fedora which is often considered as 
> a testing operating system. It "showcases the **latest** in free and open 
> source software"[1] (my emphasis). It has objectives to be on the "leading 
> edge" and adopt new features[2] and "rapid progress"[3] of technologies 
> and "bleeding-edge ... released early and often"[4].
> It seems appropriate to me based on their objectives for 9.5 to be in 
> their operating system. (Maybe someone else can comment on when it will be 
> in RHEL -- but it could be years from now?)

before it's even a release candidate?  that is, is it ok to ship an alpha?
(because if so, i'm going to consider whether to go back to restricting
access to our alpha test releases.)

> Back to the original topic of this thread, the Fedora goals also is to do 
> as much of the development work as possible directly in the upstream 
> packages.[5]

so if i ask to become a fedora committer, i could undo this damage personally?

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