"What is the Fedora Project?"
Tom "spot" Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Thu Oct 8 17:30:00 UTC 2009
On 10/08/2009 01:07 PM, Seth Vidal wrote:
> We've been over this OVER AND OVER AND OVER again, Tom. When we had the
> FAD in RDU back in the summer you even conceded the point
> that you cannot develop for EVERYONE all at once. I believe it was
> Notting's point.
*sigh* Let me try to be succinct.
* Simply because Fedora may not have a spin that is currently a good fit
for some users does not mean that we will never have a spin that is a
good fit for them. By making blanket declarations such as "Fedora is for
experienced users", we prevent growth and we turn away users.
I am not opposed to letting the SIGs that are responsible for the Fedora
Spins decide who their target users are. I am opposed to the Fedora
Board excluding any possibility of a Spin targeting a large subset of
users, be it new users, Spanish speaking users, blind users, or women.
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