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Re: better install experience



On Thu, 2007-10-11 at 09:31 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> /me got some download numbers from livna, so I'll send one final mail
> 
> On 10.10.2007 23:17, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 23:02 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> >> /me will keep away from this thread now -- this won't lead to anything
> >> anyway; I'll tag it in the growing categories "Fedora knows better
> >> then
> >> me want I want" and "why Fedora never will become a true community
> >> distribution"
> > DaveJ doesn't want the bugreports. Are you volunteering to take them?
> 
> Sure.
> 
> > There are two ntfs implementations. One is old, crufted, and poorly
> > maintained. The other one is actively maintained, with lots of new
> > releases, bugfixes, and performance improvements.
> 
> Nevertheless there are about 4500 F7 users installed kmod-ntfs from
> livna. I'd assume they didn't do that by accident. And I'd further
> assume most howtos these days will describe ntfs-3g, so I bet a good
> percentage of those 4500 chose the older one for a reason.

FWIW, most of the howtos are still not mentioning ntfs-3g.

~spot


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