[Sugar-devel] [SoaS] Sugar on Fedora and Sugar on a Stick QA Processes Announcement

David Farning dfarning at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 14:07:31 EDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 3:50 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> As some of you know I was at FUDCon Zurich last weekend. I took the
> opportunity to sit down with Adam Williamson who is in charge of the
> Fedora QA team and process to discuss how we could incorporate Sugar
> and SoaS testing into the QA process.
> Adam agreed that we would be able to incorporate Sugar into the
> Desktop QA which will expand our testing massively as Fedora has a
> great QA team. It will also have the ability to allow us to block a
> release if there is things broken. That is a double edged sword as if
> its broken we'll also need to pull out all stops to ensure it is fixed
> as well, but overall I believe that is positive!
> In the short term this won't affect this release too much but I will
> be spending some time to define the criteria for Alpha, Beta and Final
> releases. It will also mean we have official spins for each of the
> Alpha, Beta as well as the usual Final releases. While we will see the
> start of the benefits for the home run this will really start to kick
> in for the SoaSv5 release process.
> Overall I think this is a massively positive opportunity for Sugar as
> it opens it out more to the wider Fedora community and allows us to
> get involved in the Fedora QA more and define what is important for us
> for our releases and allows us to ride on the coattails and gain the
> benefit of the awesome work that Adam and his team are doing upstream.

That is excellent news.  That will make my life much easier as I work
to get Ubuntu Sugar Remix approved as a official Ubuntu release.  We
are targeting the 11.04 release for inclusion.

I hope we can contribute as much back to the ecosystem as the SoaS has
contributed:)  I am hoping to start by engaging the ubuntu translation


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