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<h1>IRC Log of FDSCo Meeting (21 October 2007)</h1>
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<tr id="t19:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40"><meeting></td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:05" class="time">19:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Well, we don't seem to have quorum with Dimitris,

Bob, and others missing today, but we can do info updates.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:05" class="time">19:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">ph</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:05"

class="time">19:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">oh!</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:05"

class="time">19:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">did we reinstate that kind of quorum?</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:06" class="time">19:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I don't recall we de-instated it, but if you say so, let's

forge ahead with hubris</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:06" class="time">19:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">there was a point where we said we could just do stuff

and make it revocable just in case :) (to beat the low attendance quorum issue)</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:06" class="time">19:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">OK</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:06"

class="time">19:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">k</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:06"

class="time">19:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Ah, neurons triggering</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:06" class="time">19:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Yes, you're right. I forgot!</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:06" class="time">19:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">heh</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:06"

class="time">19:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:07"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Let's make like Nike and Just Do It then.</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:07" class="time">19:07</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:07"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">OK, first up is the subject of FedoraUnity.org

docs.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:07" class="time">19:07</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:07"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">We certainly won't turn down properly licensed

content, but it has to come with an agreement to maintain it.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:07" class="time">19:07</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:08"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Am I right that we are still shying away from "throw

it over the wall" docs?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:08" class="time">19:08</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:08"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I should note that in the thread, huh...</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:08" class="time">19:08</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:09"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Hmm... apparently there are no replies other than

John Babich's to that thread.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:09" class="time">19:09</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:09"><td class="action" colspan="2">* couf not completly sure what you mean</td><td><a href="#t19:09" class="time">19:09</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">couf: Well, having content is good, but what we don't

want is for people to hand off a guide and then expect "someone else" to maintain it from then on</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:10"

class="time">19:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">ah right</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:10"

class="time">19:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">I would dearly hope that wouldn't be the case</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:10" class="time">19:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Much better would be, "Here's a guide under an OPL

license with no added restrictions, I'll help maintain it, if you help me at the outset"</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:10" class="time">19:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">if it would be so, could we just link to there docs?

</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:11" class="time">19:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">in general we have more content than people who can

maintain it ...</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:11" class="time">19:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">right, what is the advantage of moving it?

  as an upstream ... do we need to do anything to it?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:11" class="time">19:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I'm not a big fan of having an official docs site that

links elsewhere for docs for which we can't enforce standards</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:11" class="time">19:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">if we 'fix' it, why not fix it upstream?</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:11" class="time">19:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Good point that</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:11" class="time">19:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">is it docs that we can package for Fedora as a

downstream?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:11" class="time">19:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:12"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Still the same maintenance problem though</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:12" class="time">19:12</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:12"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">If we don't want things dumped over the wall here, do

we not have the same amount of work by scampering over the wall to maintain docs elsewhere?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:12" class="time">19:12</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:12"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">welll</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:12"

class="time">19:12</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:13"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">what if the upstream adopts our standards?</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:13" class="time">19:13</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:13"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">That would be superb</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:13" class="time">19:13</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:13"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">What's in it for them?</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:13" class="time">19:13</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:13"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">alternately would be to move upstream here, but as you

said, maintainers would be needed.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:13" class="time">19:13</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:14"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">well, it's like being a project that is included in

GNOME</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:14" class="time">19:14</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:14"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">you follow GNOME standards, you are on millions of

desktops</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:14" class="time">19:14</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:14"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">True, but docs aren't pushed to people

individually</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:14" class="time">19:14</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:15"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">sorry?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:15"

class="time">19:15</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:15"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Well, I just mean that people come and browse a

doc on a site, but our standards don't affect the availability of that doc</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:15" class="time">19:15</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:16"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I think we need to find more of a "win-win"</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:16" class="time">19:16</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:17"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Joe's "Unofficial DoThis Guide" is going to get juice

if people like and swarm "DoThis"</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:17" class="time">19:17</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:17"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Our standards impose overhead, so where's the

impetus for Joe to follow them?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:17" class="time">19:17</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:18"><td class="action" colspan="2">* stickster is sorta kinda playing devil's advocate, but is more seriously looking for ways to drive traffic and contribution to

docs.fp.o for docs that deserve it</td><td><a href="#t19:18" class="time">19:18</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:18"><td class="action" colspan="2">* quaid was thinking of installable docs that might get included in a desktop spin</td><td><a href="#t19:18"

class="time">19:18</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:18"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">we follow guidelines that have been established by

others because it is easier to make better docs with a common standard</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:18" class="time">19:18</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:19"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">so Joe needs to believe that it is worth the effort. that

"good (enough) docs" includes good writing</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:19" class="time">19:19</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:19"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">*btw, by "deserve" I wasn't talking doc quality, more

subject matter that merits global inclusion</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:19" class="time">19:19</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:19"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">what subject would we exclude?</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:19" class="time">19:19</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:19"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">ForbiddenItems aside</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:19" class="time">19:19</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:20"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Well, with a maintainer included, probably not much

aside from that</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:20" class="time">19:20</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:20"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">All right, I can see from this that there's a big

conversation to be had.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:20" class="time">19:20</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:21"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Yet we only had one reply to the original

thread.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:21" class="time">19:21</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:21"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">We should push this back to the list for discussion

IMHO</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:21" class="time">19:21</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:22"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">Sorry I was AFK making lunch here</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:22" class="time">19:22</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:23"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">I'd like to see this cleared, and it seems the list isn't

quite discussion-active</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:23" class="time">19:23</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:23"><td class="action" colspan="2">* quaid back from helping his 6-yo find her Secrets of Droon book</td><td><a href="#t19:23"

class="time">19:23</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:24"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">sorry I missed on list for this; I can take those thoughts

there, s'OK with me</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:24" class="time">19:24</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:24"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Well, as far as I'm concerned, we'd love to have the

docs. I'm sending a reply to the list and cc'ing f-marketing-l asking if someone is interested in rolling up sleeves and maintaining the doc with us</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:24" class="time">19:24</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:24"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">we could set a week to discuss and decide by next

Sun?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:24" class="time">19:24</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:24"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">stickster: +1</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:24"

class="time">19:24</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:24"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">If others want to hew to our guidelines, that's not a

bad choice either</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:24" class="time">19:24</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:24"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">okay</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:24"

class="time">19:24</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:24"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">quaid: +1</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:24"

class="time">19:24</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:26"><td class="action" colspan="2">* quaid just can't imagine carrying patches to upstream docs ...</td><td><a href="#t19:26"

class="time">19:26</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:26"><td class="other" colspan="2">-!- spevack [n=spevack@fedora/mspevack]  has quit [Read error: 110 (Connection timed out)] </td><td><a href="#t19:26"

class="time">19:26</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:26"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Ugh, yeah, no fun.</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:26" class="time">19:26</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:26"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">oh no, please not</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:26" class="time">19:26</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:26"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I think best choice is, if it concerns the platform, and

someone wants to work on it, we should carry it.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:26" class="time">19:26</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:27"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">That goes for the most minor tutorial or the biggest

guide.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:27" class="time">19:27</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:27"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Which brings us very well to topic 2, I think</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:27" class="time">19:27</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:27"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">yep</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:27"

class="time">19:27</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:27"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">rock</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:27"

class="time">19:27</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:27"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Oh crap, I managed to typo on my topic in the reply

I just sent to the list, sorry :-D</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:27" class="time">19:27</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:27"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">So topic two is about carrying howto's.</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:27" class="time">19:27</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:28"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">AIUI what this means is, "If I maintain a smaller

tutorial in FDP, can it be listed on the front page of docs.fp.o?"</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:28" class="time">19:28</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:28"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">To which my opinion is, "ABSOLUTELY!"</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:28" class="time">19:28</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:28"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">We still have top docs listed at the top, but there's

plenty of room for additional listings here.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:28" class="time">19:28</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:28"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I've been thinking we need a redesign in line with the

rest of the Project's current web sites, which might make this stuff easier to read</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:28" class="time">19:28</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:29"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">right, I'd even tie this in with the "oh we wanted this so

long ago"-knowledge base</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:29" class="time">19:29</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:29"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">But all that aside, answer's still

"ABSOLUTELY!"</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:29" class="time">19:29</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:29"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Well, the knowledge base is a separate topic for a

number of reasons</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:29" class="time">19:29</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:30"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">(1) Need an engine for this rig</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:30" class="time">19:30</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:30"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">(2) Need a relatively automatable workflow for editing

answers so they can be read and translated easily</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:30" class="time">19:30</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:30"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">2 is part of 1? and I wonder what features we need to

decide 1.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:30" class="time">19:30</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:31"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">quaid: good point</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:31" class="time">19:31</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:31"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">We should look back on previous conversations on

the f-docs-l, I'm sure we talked about this before there</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:31" class="time">19:31</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:32"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">And should again, apparently</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:32" class="time">19:32</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:32"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">the kb could make the workflow a bit easier for smaller

stuff and howto's seem to fit in it</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:32" class="time">19:32</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:32"><td class="action" colspan="2">* stickster would love a KB, makes much easier editing and fast answers for howto/FAQ stuff</td><td><a href="#t19:32"

class="time">19:32</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:32"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">But if we're going to have one, needs to be l10n-

able</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:32" class="time">19:32</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:33"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">couf: Might make sense to pursue this before we

front-burner Training SIG stuff</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:33" class="time">19:33</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:33"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">are the software rules still the same, "nothing but

snakes on the plane?"</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:33" class="time">19:33</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:33"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">stickster: ah good point</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:33" class="time">19:33</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:34"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">EvilBob: What do you mean?</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:34" class="time">19:34</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:34"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">OIC</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:34"

class="time">19:34</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:34"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I'm not sure... I think mmcgrath was considering

MediaWiki for the next-gen wiki, but porting is apparently a thorny issue.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:34" class="time">19:34</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:34"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">That's PHP based, so maybe the rules have

softened somewhat.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:34" class="time">19:34</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:35"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">K</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:35"

class="time">19:35</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:35"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">But let's try to close the topic at hand -- howto's

aren't a problem.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:35" class="time">19:35</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:36"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">A knowledge base is a larger topic that we should

definitely investigate... dig up old conversations, figure out what has changed and how much</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:36" class="time">19:36</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:36"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">well as you might've read, there's a new guy in town, who

has a whole bunch of howto's and is willing to transfer them to us</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:36" class="time">19:36</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:37"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Does someone want to volunteer to trawl the

archives and bring a new post to the lsit?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:37" class="time">19:37</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:37"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144"><a href="https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-

list/2007-October/msg00086.html">https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2007-October/msg00086.html</a></td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:37"

class="time">19:37</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:37"><td class="action" colspan="2">* quaid thinks we should all weigh in on-list a bit</td><td><a href="#t19:37" class="time">19:37</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:37"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">stickster: sure, I've been thinking about this for some

while now</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:37" class="time">19:37</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:37"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">yeah, "Transfer" sounds fearfully like

"Dump"</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:37" class="time">19:37</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:37"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">well with the "maintain" part added</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:37" class="time">19:37</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:39"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Looking at his site, looks like a lot of this work could

have been done by him participating in the Desktop User Guide</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:39" class="time">19:39</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:39"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">marc has been around, on/off?, for a while</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:39" class="time">19:39</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:39"><td class="action" colspan="2">* stickster is constantly amazed by how many people persist in "Do It Myself" against the entire philosophy of

FOSS</td><td><a href="#t19:39" class="time">19:39</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:39"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">quaid: I know marc, he is one of the FU

contributors</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:39" class="time">19:39</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:40"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">EvilBob: Why didn't you send him our way earlier,

then? :-D</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:40" class="time">19:40</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:40"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">stickster: I try</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:40" class="time">19:40</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:40"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">better late than never :)</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:40" class="time">19:40</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:40"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">he is not real active, kind of runs in spurts as his

class schedules allow</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:40" class="time">19:40</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:40"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">We take all kinds here :-D</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:40" class="time">19:40</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:41"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">ow yeah</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:41"

class="time">19:41</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:41"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">one thing he is very good about is responding to bugs

and fixes once he starts a document</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:41" class="time">19:41</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:41"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">All right, so I think it would be really super if John

Babich would get with Marc and get as much of his material as is legal and sensible into the DUG</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:41"

class="time">19:41</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:41"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">so we do not have to worry about things getting

dumped IMO</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:41" class="time">19:41</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:42"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">OK, so this is good for list discussion</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:42" class="time">19:42</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:42"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">+1 to DUG</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:42"

class="time">19:42</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:43"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I'm composing a reply there</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:43" class="time">19:43</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:44"><td class="action" colspan="2">* stickster encourages Marc and jmbabich to work together on DUG...</td><td><a href="#t19:44"

class="time">19:44</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:44"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I think I remember sending someone else in that

direction in the last week too</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:44" class="time">19:44</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:44"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">If people follow through we should actually see some

good progress on DUG and AG</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:44" class="time">19:44</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:44"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">stickster: yep someone popped up to do some AG

writing</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:44" class="time">19:44</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:45"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">which are the two 'umbrella docs'</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:45" class="time">19:45</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:45"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Awesome!</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:45"

class="time">19:45</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:46"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Well, I added a couple quickies to the agenda --

</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:46" class="time">19:46</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:46"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">3. release notes update</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:46" class="time">19:46</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:46"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">The PO gathering should be tomorrow night

according to our schedule, good progress overall but as of now we have fewer complete translations than last cycle.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:46"

class="time">19:46</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:47"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">With a zero-day update that may change,

though</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:47" class="time">19:47</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:47"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">The installation guide has a number of translations

that appear done too, and thanks to the helpful bug filing of a number of community members there are some real significant improvements in this edition</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:47" class="time">19:47</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:49"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">yeah, it's been a bug creating and zapping week</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:49" class="time">19:49</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:49"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Oops, the second thing I added is silly. Zapped that

too :-)</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:49" class="time">19:49</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:50"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Did anyone have any AOB items?</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:50" class="time">19:50</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:50"><td class="action" colspan="2">* couf has 1</td><td><a href="#t19:50" class="time">19:50</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:50"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">floor is all yours, couf</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:50" class="time">19:50</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:50"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">I've been looking into our bugzilla, we've got 103 open

bugs there, a lot of which is about old stuff</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:50" class="time">19:50</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:51"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">we might want to close a lot of thoose

WONTFIX</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:51" class="time">19:51</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:51"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">+1</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:51"

class="time">19:51</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:52"><td class="action" colspan="2">* quaid was looking in dismay at his bz home the page the other day...</td><td><a href="#t19:52"

class="time">19:52</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:52"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">which brings me to: to what extent do we maintain

published docs?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:52" class="time">19:52</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:52"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">couf: Oh, GOOD ONE!</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:52" class="time">19:52</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:52"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I don't think we have a real policy at this

point.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:52" class="time">19:52</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:52"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">indeed</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:52"

class="time">19:52</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:53"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">or I've missed it while going through the wiki</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:53" class="time">19:53</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:53"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">I think one school of thought would be, we follow

Fedora as a whole, so ~13 months</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:53" class="time">19:53</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:53"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Another would be, deprecate by release, so ~6

months</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:53" class="time">19:53</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:53"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">This is for release-specific docs, right couf?</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:53" class="time">19:53</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:53"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">historically I thought we followed the support for the

release overall</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:53" class="time">19:53</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:54"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">stickster: yep</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:54"

class="time">19:54</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:54"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">quaid: +1, but I can tell you that personally, I can't

do it. It's all I can do to keep up with IG and release notes for the most current and upcoming release</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:54"

class="time">19:54</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:54"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">(And you could probably argue well that I'm only

doing the latter part of that with any success)</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:54" class="time">19:54</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:54"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">stickster: well, let the bugs pile up for the old

stuff</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:54" class="time">19:54</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:54"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">good answer to "what can I do to help" :)</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:54" class="time">19:54</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:55"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">+10</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:55"

class="time">19:55</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:56"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">So I guess I'd encourage couf to update our wiki with

that policy statement, with the caveat that we do this to the extent resources allow... and contributors are always welcome to help with bugzapping for us too :-)</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:56" class="time">19:56</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:58"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">aye</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:58"

class="time">19:58</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:58"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">couf: Sound good to you?</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:58" class="time">19:58</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:58"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">all right, then I'm done</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:58" class="time">19:58</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:58"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">couf: Bring up a topic, inherit a task :-D</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t19:58" class="time">19:58</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:58"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">something like that yeah :)</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:58" class="time">19:58</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:58"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">The curse and blessing of a volunteer

project</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:58" class="time">19:58</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:59"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">ow yeah, I'm targetting an intermediate release of the AG

the end of next month</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:59" class="time">19:59</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:59"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">SWEET!</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:59"

class="time">19:59</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:59"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">When you are ready/willing to port to XML, let me

know and I can give you help/pointers</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:59" class="time">19:59</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:59"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">what ever happened to us inheriting docs from Red

Hat?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t19:59" class="time">19:59</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t19:59"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">stickster: I'll hold ya to that :-)</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t19:59" class="time">19:59</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:01"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">EvilBob: quaid still has his teeth sunk into that

AFAIK and won't stop shaking it</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:01" class="time">20:01</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:01"><td class="action" colspan="2">* quaid mumbles nothing aloud</td><td><a href="#t20:01" class="time">20:01</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:01"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">haha</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:01"

class="time">20:01</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:01"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">let ya know if anything comes of it</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:01" class="time">20:01</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:02"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">See, we'd love it if they would even just do what the

code guys do -- maintain it in Fedora, and branch when they want, adding bonus paid-customer material as desired</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:02"

class="time">20:02</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:02"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">hell yeah</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:02"

class="time">20:02</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:02"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">But this is a very difficult sell because for a long

time Red Hat has looked at this stuff as part of the value-add they provide over a community-only distro</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:02"

class="time">20:02</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:02"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">yeah I would even learn CVS/XML to work on that

stuff</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:02" class="time">20:02</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:03"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">In other words, once it's in Fedora under the OPL

with no restrictions, nothing prevents JoePublic from scooping it up and rebranding it for his Linux distro.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:03"

class="time">20:03</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:03"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">So the docs become worth less as a value

proposition item</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:03" class="time">20:03</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:04"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">the CentOS guys are already doing that</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:04" class="time">20:04</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:04"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">On the other hand, you MIGHT get a valuable

community of eager contributors to keep up with the day-to-day humdrum of updating how command "xyz" is used, and turn your Content Services people to doing

something cooler and worth more to your customers, who as we all know only read documentation as a last resort anyway</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:04"

class="time">20:04</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:04"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">EvilBob: nope, the aren't quite</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:04" class="time">20:04</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:04"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">EvilBob: they are doing what OPL says they can

do</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:04" class="time">20:04</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">OK</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:05"

class="time">20:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">copy-paste</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:05"

class="time">20:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">right, without rebranding</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t20:05" class="time">20:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">EvilBob: quaid +1, repackaging the docs verbatim,

which is OPL+restrictions-legal</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:05" class="time">20:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:05"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">and without modifying</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t20:05" class="time">20:05</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">if there were a more open license anybody could come

along and potentially modify/rebrand slightly and publish as their own, with references buried somewhere</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:06"

class="time">20:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #854685"> EvilBob</th><td class="text" style="color: #854685">I have to admit I have seen the docs on their site but

always look at the Red Hat version</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:06" class="time">20:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Ooo, Release Engineering is eavesdropping from on

high! :-D</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:06" class="time">20:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">heh</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:06"

class="time">20:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Just in case we Docs folks thought no one

cared</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:06" class="time">20:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:06"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">EvilBob: Yup, so you're seeing the exact same thing

then.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:06" class="time">20:06</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:07"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">f13: but the couldn't have the same logos/branding/TMs

on it</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:07" class="time">20:07</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:07"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">yeah</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:07"

class="time">20:07</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:07"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Now, if CS moved to a more ETS-like model, there

might one day be CentOS docs that say "CentOS"</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:07" class="time">20:07</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:07"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">right, that would probably be exactly and all they would

want to do, just rebrand it</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:07" class="time">20:07</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:07"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">but in this case the value is in the content itself, not the

branding</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:07" class="time">20:07</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:08"><th class="nick" style="background: #818144"> couf</th><td class="text" style="color: #818144">yeah</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:08"

class="time">20:08</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:08"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">But surely there are parallels to be drawn between

content and code</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:08" class="time">20:08</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:08"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">and rh wants that quality content associated with the RH

brand</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:08" class="time">20:08</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:09"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Yup, not arguing that at all.</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:09" class="time">20:09</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:09"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">f13: is this a presumption?  guess?

</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:09" class="time">20:09</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:09"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">Well, I think it's an investment of time and people,

right?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:09" class="time">20:09</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:09"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">quaid: guestimate.</td><td class="time"><a

href="#t20:09" class="time">20:09</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:09"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">quaid: its the argument /I/ would make.</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:09" class="time">20:09</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">What happens to CS if a big segment of content is

freed, and no one there has any idea of other cool stuff folks should work on instead?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:10" class="time">20:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:10"><td class="action" colspan="2">* quaid would make the same argument that the value is in the code not the branding</td><td><a href="#t20:10"

class="time">20:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">but the value for RH is also the QA and etc. they

provide beyond the basic content</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:10" class="time">20:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">quaid: that is the same argument.</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:10" class="time">20:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:10"><td class="action" colspan="2">* stickster is being a little puckish</td><td><a href="#t20:10" class="time">20:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">e.g., we just decided that we don't support docs beyond

13 months, and sketchily beyond release.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:10" class="time">20:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:10"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">while RHEL supports docs as long as the releas (7

years)</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:10" class="time">20:10</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">in the code case, the value is the brand, so if you can

associate your bits with a quality brand, you get more attention.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:11" class="time">20:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">f13: but RHT has already proven that there is a viable

business in not holding the code closed ...</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:11" class="time">20:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">f13: so why would we make that argument about

content?</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:11" class="time">20:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">but in the content case, the value is in the content, so RH

wants to attach it's brand to the quality content, and prevent others from doing the same.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:11" class="time">20:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">f13: I'm pretty sure there are enough differences to

be found between Fedora best procedures and RHEL ones that it would support CS working on a RHEL branch of Fedora docs</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:11"

class="time">20:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">same could be said for system-config-*</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:11" class="time">20:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:11"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">quaid: I'm not saying that it's /right/</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:11" class="time">20:11</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:12"><th class="nick" style="background: #488888"> f13</th><td class="text" style="color: #488888">i'm just saying that I can easily see the

argument.</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:12" class="time">20:12</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:12"><th class="nick" style="background: #42427e"> quaid</th><td class="text" style="color: #42427e">I think we argued past that point 2 years ago</td><td

class="time"><a href="#t20:12" class="time">20:12</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:12"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40">All right, we're off on a tangent that we want to

pursue, so in an act of final fiat...</td><td class="time"><a href="#t20:12" class="time">20:12</a></td></tr>
<tr id="t20:12"><th class="nick" style="background: #407a40"> stickster</th><td class="text" style="color: #407a40"></meeting></td><td class="time"><a

href="#t20:12" class="time">20:12</a></td></tr>
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