Bug 497628

Summary: Bad wording in preupgrade´ list
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Martin Šťastný <happymaster23>
Component: preupgradeAssignee: Seth Vidal <skvidal>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 10CC: nelhawar, wwoods
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Description Martin Šťastný 2009-04-25 05:27:06 EDT
Description of problem: Wording in preupgrade list is confusing and should be named exactly as release name - not only as Rawhide (because Fedora 11 Alpha or Fedora 11 Beta are normal releases, testing, but releases). Other problematic thing is, that there is checkox with text: "Display unstable test releases (e.g. Alpha and Beta releases) above" and this very confusing, because you are awaiting option names including word "Alpha" or "Beta" in its name. And finally - Rawhide is there pernamently, so you are unable to recognize if this Beta or very very unstable testing release only for ethusiasts...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): In Fedora 10, now I can´t recognize number

How reproducible: Standard installation

Steps to Reproduce:
Nothing to reproduce
Actual results:
Now in list of "unstable releases" is only "Rawhide", but tense in checkbox is speaking about "Alpha or Beta releases". Users are puzzled, they don´t know, that Rawhide means Alpha, Beta, etc...

Expected results:
In list should be name of the current unstable release - so I now there is F11 Beta out, there should be "Fedora 11 Beta" (no Rawhide). Or - there should be note, that "Rawhide means" Snap, Alpha, Beta...

Additional info:
Comment 1 Noura El hawary 2009-11-18 07:59:40 EST
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