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Re: Announcing Fedora 12 Alpha



On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 8:54 AM, James Hubbard<jameshubbard gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 9:15 AM, Christopher Beland<beland alum mit edu> wrote:
>> I wonder if it would be a good idea for desktop users to get some sort
>> of notification that they have local mail waiting to be read, even if
>> they don't have an email client running.  Then firstboot would strongly
>> recommend sending mail locally, so it would work more reliably (at the
>> cost of not being co-mingled with all of your other email, though
>> hopefully it would only get sent if something was malfunctioning).
>
> How would you suggest that these users read this email?   Should
> evolution be setup with the default local account?  What if they never
> open evolution?
>

What if they never install Fedora? OMG What if they never turn on the
computer? [Ok I think I have covered hyperbole enough here]

Please there is only a limit to what people can assume the user will
or will not do. The issue is to make it easier for that user to know
whats going on.

-- 
Stephen J Smoogen.

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
-- Robert Browning


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