Fedora 14 (two releases away folks) Feature proposal

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri Oct 9 17:10:58 UTC 2009

On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Mike McGrath wrote:

> On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Seth Vidal wrote:
>>> Apropos (in a tangential way) our discussion today. And as a result of some
>>> irc-discussions:
>>>  Since the board  defines which spin is the default spin then I suggest the
>>> board Make the kde or xfce spin the default spin for F14.
>> ...
>>> It makes it clear that the spins process is serious and f'real and it will
>>> test how well our processes work.
>> If nothing else, this is a very worthwhile "what-if" thought-experiment.  It
>> would help highlight process assumptions and associated pain-points, to help
>> pave the way for other successful derivatives/spins.
>> Fedora's spin process has been haphazardly taking baby steps in that direction
>> over the past couple of releases, and the kde-sig will continue to work
>> earnestly with this now-clear goal in mind.  We've also garnered commitments
>> from our own and upstream kde developers to help work through any
>> implementation or technical details required.
> This is probably naive of me, but besides changing the link on the
> get-fedora page to KDE or XFCE... What else would there be?

I guess making kde or xfce be the desktop install selected by default with 
anaconda in comps/installclasses.

But that's about it. This why I figured this wasn't a terribly 
code-invasive change.


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