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Re: RFE: Retire Fedora Core 4 only _after_ FC6 has been released.



Peter Jones <pjones redhat com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 01:55 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Jeff Spaleta wrote:

> > >Any silver bullet suggestions on how to making this information
> > > harder to miss?

> > I have posted a suggestion to fedora-docs which might help.
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2006-January/msg00135.html

> Which says:

> > Would it make better sense to include this FAQ
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAQ along with the release notes. Might
> > be a default browser bookmark too. I would like someone to review the
> > FAQ and consider including it in the release.

> It won't help.  The people in question already don't read the release
> notes or the default browser bookmarks.  Putting more stuff there isn't
> going to make them *more* likely to read it.  In fact, the extra clutter
> will probably make them *less* likely to read it.

I liked the suggestion of saying "Best before $DATE" (people /are/ familiar
with that concept, aren't they?), which could be splashed on the
installation screen(s) and even on the backgrounds... just guesstimate the
release date of (X+2)t2, and use regularly scheduled updates to tweak as
needed.
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