Fedora 14 (two releases away folks) Feature proposal

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Oct 8 22:09:30 UTC 2009

On Thu, 8 Oct 2009, Máirín Duffy wrote:

> Hi Seth!
> On 10/08/2009 05:47 PM, Seth Vidal wrote:
>> The discussion from today has shown that we believe the spins to be a
>> way of fitting anyone's needs into fedora. To allowing everyone to be
>> involved and get what they want out of fedora. I asked this question
>> about the default spin being changed to xfce or kde to point out that if
>> our spins are equal among themselves - especially the desktop-oriented
>> ones - then we should choose a different default spin for a release to
>> see how that goes.
>> If, as you're saying, that the spins process is not about equals then
>> why do we keep pointing to it as a solution when someone wants to do
>> something else?
>> I don't think it can be both ways at the same time.
> Why do you think that? If I understand correctly you're saying the spins must 
> be equals for the spins community to effectively serve as a place for folks 
> to try new/different things? I don't follow the logic.

> E.g., I kind of see the spins community as a way of giving folks the freedom 
> to innovate and try new/different things (maybe as a proving ground at times) 
> without disrupting the main/default spin.

Weird. I thought Fedora was about having the freedom to innovate and try 
new/different things on the leading edge.


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