On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 9:45 AM, Josh Boyer <jwboyer(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Chris Murphy
> What's in place right now is a release blocking criterion
that was not
> being met, so the release was blocked. The criterion is not a secret
> or new, the process is not secret or new, yet somehow there's an 'oh
> shit we're blocking the entire release just for Macs?!' reaction, as
I'm not surprised. I simply disagree with the decision.
Which decision? Upholding the criterion by blocking the release, or
the creation of the criterion to begin with? I'm not aware of a
procedure to just ignore criteria due to lack of testing for the
current release. Arguing dispensing with a lack of testing to demote a
criterion makes sense but doing.
> if there's something fundamentally different compared to any other
> time we've had a last minute blocker bug that only affects a minority.
There is. Because we've genuinely waffled about impacted majority a
number of times and released anyway.
Waffling happens with gray areas, and the natural stinginess in doling
out blockers that develops close to the release. But this wasn't a