"What is the Fedora Project?"

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Thu Oct 22 16:13:16 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 11:06 AM, Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> Breaking  with the FHS and having package bundles and including libraries in
> certain packages are 3 points I have heard specifically raised as desired
> goals over the last few years.

I don't think any of these are blockers for the most important user
experience improvements that desktop could use from the base OS.

On the other hand,
is a blocker for something that would really improve desktop
experience, and in that bug that's desktop trying to work within the

And you gave a lot of good advice there, thanks!  What we need is to
just be able to execute better on building on top of the current

A lot of the things we want for desktop (example: writing an app,
deploying it, and allowing users to install it should be way, way
easier than it is now) has components that cross development,
packagekit, desktop application menu, fedora.  And given that the
current "system" (packages basically) does solve a lot of hard
problems, it makes sense to build on what we have than replace it.

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