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Re: Fedora philosophy (was ATI video comes out of the closet)



On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 15:11:52 -0500,
  Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
> 
> I'd categorize it as saying it doesn't meet the needs of most people who 
> could be using Linux as their desktop machine.  The people 'here' are a 

And so what. That isn't the distro it is trying to be. That is more of an
Ubuntu goal.

> They don't 'have' to change, and I'm not demanding any change but 
> everyone should be realistic about the usefulness of the disto.  If a 
> goal of fedora is to encourage people to become familiar with RedHat 
> style system administration (and I think it should be, since this makes 
> the path to RHEL easier), they are not making a product that a large 
> audience can use for real work and are thus limiting this exposure.

Apparently it isn't either a major goal or that they think the subset of
users who might become sysadmins is heavily weighted towards people who
like a fast moving distro such as Fedora. Or perhaps they feel a distro such
as what you suggest would cut into their sales of Redhat support.


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