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

Adam Tkac atkac at
Fri Nov 23 22:39:58 UTC 2007

On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 10:20:23PM +0000, Paul Vixie wrote:
> > 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?

Yes you could. But better is find compromise than fight in CVS...

Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.

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