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Re: f8 desktop livecd

On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 14:43:13 -0400
Colin Walters <walters redhat com> wrote:

> Ok.  Here's my suggestion.  We call this "Fedora Personal Laptop".
> Skip the word "Desktop" because it means too many different things.
> Personal Laptop is defined as targeting roughly the same base set of
> functionality that one might expect to find after purchasing a
> mainstream consumer laptop from Dell, Apple, HP, etc.
> It is very explicitly *NOT* defined as a "Linux distribution" or
> "Fedora", because the first definition is and always has been
> meaningless, and the second is just vacuous/self-referential.
> Does this mean Personal Laptop is actually defined as chasing the tail
> of competitors?  Yes, it does.  Is there something wrong with that?
> Well, it's a lot better than just shipping a gigantic DVD or a
> mishmash of whatever random package developers thought needs to be in
> "Fedora".

I would love to see something like this, even by Test2 if possible.
I'd even be willing to make our 'default' Live image we ship this,
instead of a Live version of the "Fedora" spin (whatever the heck
that's supposed to mean).

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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