"What is the Fedora Project?"
notting at redhat.com
Thu Oct 8 21:02:30 UTC 2009
Paul W. Frields (stickster at gmail.com) said:
> * ...expects things to "just work" as much as possible, and can
> sometimes be impatient as a result.
> * ...doesn't want to go back to $OTHER_OS, and is therefore willing to
> fiddle occasionally -- on the order of 10-15 minutes or less per
> month -- to avoid it.
> * ...accepts that software freedom has certain limitations, but wants
> to minimize (and if possible eliminate) any difference in
> capabilities vs. $OTHER_OS.
... here's where I wonder. Do we gain a large base by promoting the
free software aspect up front, or by giving them something that just
works and hits their needs, and showing them that it was free software
that did it later?
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