echo, new ideas

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at
Thu May 29 14:29:14 UTC 2008

Adam Sobotka wrote:
> 1) I have to say...I don't like idea of Echo as default. I think there 
> is some missing piece in experience for fedora beginners. When you start 
> Vista for first time, there is some wizard asking what background you 
> like...if you want transparency...etc. Until our newbies can choose, 
> best choice for them is most standard one (in my opinion).

And what is "the most standard"?

> 2)I don't know roadmap for 10, but is there any well known happening or 
> historical event around? I is Mt.Everest day. In alternative 
> history, if fedora 10 will arrive today..what about changing graphics, 
> codename and whole communication strategy to sir Hillary great 
> accomplishment, and bound these events together?

There was a large thread about the F10 codename, the first stage, of 
gathering proposals, and today is the last day. Then they will pass a 
legal check and after that a public vote will select the codename.

As for the release date, it is currently targeted for 28 October [1], 
but as the experience shows, that is not set in stone.

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