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Re: Redesign of downloads



On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:42:42AM -0500, Adam Miller wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Paul W. Frields<stickster gmail com> wrote:
> <snip>
> > FOR:
> >
> > * People who are somewhat computer savvy, but may be new to Fedora
> >  and/or Linux and FOSS in general
> >
> > * People who are not sure what they need to do in order to try Fedora
> >
> > * People who may not understand how to create and use Live media
> >
> > * People who don't know where to find anything other than the default
> >  offering (i.e., is there something else available?)
> >
> > NOT FOR:
> >
> > * People who are currently and comfortably using Fedora
> >
> > * People who have pre-specified needs for the Fedora they download
> >
> > * People who know where to find non-default offerings, and want to
> >  pick from an a la carte-style or other expanded sort of list
> <snip>
> 
> +1
> 
> I think this is a great proposal/brainstorm/whatever and that it's a
> big misconception that there is a need to cater to the more advanced
> users as they are going to find their way around even if explanations
> of things are more verbose or the site has been simplified, and I'd
> honestly be a bit surprised if anyone from the "advanced user" crowd
> would complain. (Though I'm sure someone will for some reason, but not
> everyone can be made happy so life goes on.)

Thanks Adam -- I only covered the get-fedora main page itself, but
will want to start developing a similar list for a page that caters
to, among others, some of the groups in that "Not For" list.  If you
have any ideas for that, I encourage you to jump in!

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