Fedora 14 (two releases away folks) Feature proposal

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Oct 9 17:28:58 UTC 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?

When all is said and done, that is how you'd pull the trigger to make it 
happen, sure.

Getting there will involve some significant work to do it right.  I have 
some ideas, and will happily to share them... but I'd prefer not to 
derail the conversation with them at this point.

-- Rex

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