Desktop Proposal

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Thu Oct 15 09:59:55 UTC 2009

On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 08:37:29PM -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
>On Wed, 2009-10-14 at 20:10 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>> Or perhaps more informatively, in the beginning, the OS was probably the
>> sole reason for the existence of the Fedora Project.  But as time has gone
>> on we've gotten bigger and things have started to change.  The OS is what a
>> significant number of contributors want to work on.  But there's people
>> working on numerous other things under the Fedora Umbrella now too.  CSI is
>> something you're working on, mirrormanager is something mdomsch is working
>> on, fedora-classroom is something that nirik is working on, the latam
>> ambassadors are interested in working on a moodle instance....  Lot's of
>> code and content is being worked on that's only indirectly related to the
>> putting together of the OS.
>One might classify the OS as a delivery mechanism for the majority of
>our other endeavors.

Agree.  Or in the case of mirrormanager, it is the delivery mechansim _for_
the OS.  I don't consider the relationship there to be indirect at all.


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