What makes a spin a Spin?
jwboyer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 19:40:37 UTC 2008
On Tue, 26 Feb 2008 10:08:41 -0500 (EST)
Max Spevack <mspevack at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Feb 2008, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > The fact that it would be so problematic to host spins for 10-30
> > localizations frankly says something about doing spins to that
> > specific of a degree; doing something where you can pick a language
> > from the boot or login screen makes more sense.
> What is says to me is that people should feel free to produce whatever
> .ks files they like -- customize to your heart's delight -- but just
> realize that Fedora probably can't host them for you.
> Creating a spin is just a matter of a kickstart file that anyone can use
> livecd-creator on.
> Hosting a spin is an entirely separate set of questions.
> I am interested in promoting a lot of the first, but not in causing
> Fedora burdens in the second.
s/hosting/rel-eng created and hosted/ and I'm with you. Having rel-eng
create a spin and then not host it seems obviously silly, but I wanted
to point out that it's more than just hosting.
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