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Re: Intel moves moblin MIDs from Ubuntu to Fedora!



On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
>> What are your thoughts on the reason given? RPM had one feature that
>> was needed. But from what I've heard/read from others, RPM is lacking
>> many other features (better compression methods for example). RPM has
>> been (seemingly) pretty stagnant.
>
>
> I do not trust technical laypress articles to be accurate as to
> motivating prioritizes for any decision. Nor should you.  We have the
> ability to have an open transparent dialog with Moblin, and we should
> not react to the interpretation of an article writer who is looking to
> attract eyeballs.
> I have come to expect technical laypress articles to
> be..sensational...and to note the most controversial of statements
> because they are controversial and not because they are the most
> important.  I would not hold up The Register as a bastion of
> journalist integrity.  I find, like most technical laypress, that
> articles are highly editorial in nature, and are not designed to be
> unbiased accounting of 'facts' or anything resembling investigative
> reporting.
>
> Until Dirk or another Moblin member is actually communicating directly
> with a Fedora community representative, who is looking to understand
> the Moblin prioritizes that underlie their decision making, I'm not
> going to assume the article accurately portrays the fundamental
> decision making process Moblin has gone through for moblin 2.0.  Some
> decisions were made to move to basing Moblin 2 off of the Fedora
> kernel..that's the only thing I'm taking away from that article.
> Beyond that, I view the rest as subtle spin on the part of the
> Register staff to sensationalize the announcement. Especially the bit
> about RPM since it was not a direct quote attributed  to Dirk.
>
> -jef


Fair enough. I await better information.


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