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Re: Browser mode for nautilus



On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 22:01 -0400, Mairin Duffy wrote:
> David Zeuthen wrote:
> > So I think this thread shows we need to figure this out; it's pretty
> > clear that the status quo where the combined desktop livecd product is
> > everyones responsibility (through maintaining their own packages) means
> > that it's no-ones responsibility. We have a lot of low-hanging fruit
> > just *waiting* to be picked up (the firewall problem is one such) but
> > typically such work requires coordination, education and banner carrying
> > across multiple areas both inside and outside the desktop live cd space.
> 
> I'm wondering if it would be useful to hold a Fedora-specific desktop 
> summit type of meeting to first come up with the Fedora-specific desktop 
> vision for the desktop livecd product, then to hash out the projects and 
> their respective work items needed to achieve the vision (or at least a 
> first phase of it.) Post-meeting, I think you would need at least one if 
> not more champions for the whole project (I don't like the term 
> dictator) to keep things moving forward and to motivate the folks 
> working on tasks in the plan.
> 
> We did something like this for the spins site at the last FUDcon and I 
> think the meeting was really successful in developing a common shared 
> vision for where we wanted to project to go. I think we came into the 
> room having some very different ideas, and walked away from the room in 
> agreement of where we wanted to be. Although that particular project is 
> stalled somewhat because there aren't many people working on it at the 
> moment, because we have that shared vision we do know what we have to do 
> (it's just an issue of time/manpower atm).
[...snip...]

We have a FUDCon coming up in January, in Boston where the majority of
the Desktop team resides.  That would be an ideal location and time for
this sort of summit!

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