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Re: f7 images for mass production



On Saturday 09 June 2007 11:00:41 Gerry Reno wrote:
> FWIW, the problem that I saw with F7 final was that all the great work
> that had gone into F7 was overshadowed to a great degree by a lot of
> installation issues.  It was like having a 5-star meal served on a dirty
> plate.  So how about this?  The general end user does not download test
> releases that would help in shaking out any installation issues.  They
> should but they don't.  So publicly release, some time prior to the
> final, a Trailer, if you will, that installs exactly like the final.  
> Then the general user community can provide feedback as to any
> installation issues they see.  Everything in the Trailer installer works
> the same except that at the end you see a few promotional messages
> showing the new features in the release and of course the final "Coming
> soon to a mirror near you" or "Opens May 31st", that kind of thing.  
> This way the installer can be broadly tested and any installer issues
> can be identified and it would also help to build the hype for the
> Fedora release.  Just a fun type of thing that has some good QA benefit
> attached to it.

I kind of beg to differ.  What major "installer" issues did you see?  I'm well 
aware of some issues with the kernel, but what actual installer issues did 
you see?

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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