[Ambassadors] thank you to LinuxTag team!!!

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 21:06:36 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 21:09 +0200, Robert M. Albrecht wrote:
> Hi,
> >> There were many questions about what`s diffrent than Suse, Debian, ...
> > ^^
> > ... do we really need to compare with the other "big" Distributions? Do
> > we?
> > In my Eyes, the "User" should have a mind of one's own and also "build"
> > that. I don't know SuSE either Debian, Mandriva or others because I have
> > no time to do so *g*
> No direct comparison, the comparison has to be done by the user. But we 
> should point to our core features:
> - upstream
> - vanilla
> - bleeding edge
> - customization
> ...

I would be careful of:
* "vanilla" -- because we *do* sometimes carry patches, we just try to
work them upstream, and if they don't get there we should drop them
* "bleeding edge" -- because that makes it seem like people should
expect very little to work well in a given Fedora release, whereas I
think we all agree that's not the case -- maybe "leading edge" is

> Do we have a list of this items ?

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Overview and
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Objectives might be good places to start?

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