Brief diary of an F-7 installation

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Tue Jun 19 21:20:41 UTC 2007

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>> I'm pretty sure the Anaconda/Fedora developers
>>> have a political preference for Gnome over KDE,
>>> and so make it more difficult to choose KDE.
>>> I think people should have a free choice.
>> I think you have a political preference against Anaconda developers 
>> and assuming their motivations without asking them is rather rude. 
>> Just stop doing that. Users always have the "free choice" to select 
>> "customize now" in the installation.
> Who picks the defaults and why?  

People who build the distribution.

I haven't seen any community poll or
> feedback mechanism for what the most people would prefer as the default.

Community != democracy. Fedora in particular is more of a meritocratic 

> Why have any preset default?

The same reason why any distribution has a default mail server, text 
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