What makes a spin a Spin?

Josh Boyer 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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