Fedora 7

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Jun 2 20:25:59 UTC 2007

Paul Smith wrote:
> On 6/2/07, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> >> Looks awesome, works awesome. It's one of the most flawless and simple
>> >> Linux installs I have had in a long time, even with the somewhat 
>> unusual
>> >> setup I have.
>> >
>> > You are lucky.
>> > So am I, so far.
>> >
>> > However, no-one knows what proportion of Fedora users
>> > meet a problem with installation.
>> >
>> > It is a serious weakness of Fedora, in my view,
>> > that there is no proper attempt to get feedback on this issue.
>> > (Bugzillas are only used by a tiny proportion of users.)
>> Since this is just guess work what would you consider a "proper" attempt
>> to get feedback on thousands of packages other than bugzilla,irc or
>> mailing lists?
> At least, people from RedHat could answer questions like "in which
> component should I report this bug?"...

Anaconda obviously. Did you ask anywhere?  I don't see any reason this 
should be focused on one organization. Anyone who needs to know 
something should ask a question and those who know should answer it.

> Perhaps, RedHat wants to keep people silent regarding the faulty
> installation dvd that they have created.

Bad assumption with no basis. Lots of people use bugzilla to request 
features, file bug reports or even do package reviews.


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