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Re: A humble suggestion for Fedora

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 02:33:10PM +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Thierry Sayegh De Bellis wrote:
> > Timothy Murphy wrote:
> >> Wouldn't it be nice if the Fedora installation
> >> asked for some feedback ...?
> >> 
> >> Eg, "Did you find installation easy (on a scale of 1 to 5)",
> >> "What problems (if any) did you have: None, Reading CDs, ...",
> >> "Do you any suggestions for improvement".
> >> 
> > Lord have mercy! no no no no no no no no
> > Let's not get dragged into this trend of software asking for feedback,
> > it's a real pain and I would consider this on the same level as Spam.
> I'm not suggesting the responses are sent to a newsgroup, or mailing list.
> I'd suggest that there is some person in the Fedora system
> concerned with user experience.
> My impression is that the Fedora people,
> and in particular the Anaconda team,
> have very little idea what proportion of people
> have problems installing Fedora,
> or what problems they have.
> In my view this is a fairly serious weakness in the Fedora setup.

If they do have such a view of installation problems, they can always
subscribe to this list.

It might be useful to put early in the installation process a notice
that help can be had at these urls... and on this or that list.


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