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Re: Fedora 11 Alpha screenshots



On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 02:03:20AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Paul W. Frields wrote:
>
>> I think Matthias meant that the Alpha is intended for a highly
>> technical developer/tester audience, for whom screenshots aren't very
>> compelling. 
>
> I thought so too earlier on but from interacting with users, it isn't  
> quite true. Even for alpha or beta releases, a lot of people (and press)  
> like screenshots. Screenshots and screencasts attract people throughout  
> development cycle. Any major change in the interface like Plymouth in the 
> earlier release and volume control in this release is definitely worth 
> highlighting.
>
> Also, instead of trying to put together all of the release notes at the  
> end of the cycle, I am trying to do it more incrementally and do a better 
> job each milestone. Except for a few notes about what a alpha or beta 
> release means, it is worth taking it as seriously as the general release. 
> I am now more or less done with the Fedora 11 Alpha release notes and 
> pretty happy with it.

You did a good job of bubbling up important topics for the release
notes, thanks for your work there!

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