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Re: Fedora 8 review



On Dec 21, 2007 8:27 PM, Andrew Farris <lordmorgul gmail com> wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> >  * Gnome online desktop - "not great"  but probably "not ready for evaluation"
> >  * feels that Fedora still has an identity crisis: stuck between
> > server and desktop
> >  * feels that if Fedora is just a proving ground, why should people
> > use it at all other than for testing
> >  * reviewer(s) spent 2 weeks with Fedora before review, but will not keep it
> >  * reviewer(s) felt that other reviews were too lenient
> >
> >
> > All in all really Gnome specific, so I have little to know opinion on
> > it. Their sum opinion is that Fedora is only suited as a test platform
> > - not as a server, not a desktop.
>
> Sounds like all things considered that F8 was a success by this review.
> Expecting Fedora to be 'polished' like a distro that never changes anything was
> a bad assumption for them from the start.  The funny thing is there really is
> nothing more or less polished about Gnome in F8 than Ubuntu/Gentoo/etc... its
> Gnome! (which I love btw, just making the point its all pretty much just gnome)


They specifically expressed that they thought Ubuntu was more
polished, even though they did not like the Ubuntu brown.


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