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Re: Announcing LXDE Fedora Remix 11

Am Donnerstag, den 18.06.2009, 16:59 -0400 schrieb TK009:
> On 06/18/2009 03:08 PM, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> > (@all: See fedora-list for previous postings.)
> > 
> > Am Donnerstag, den 18.06.2009, 11:17 +0530 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
> > 
> >> I had already did a remix based on LXDE a release before and I had the
> >> kickstart and a working image a while earlier. The survey was done on
> >> this list just to gauge interest in it before releasing it. I did try
> >> and convey this to you and Kevin.
> > 
> > You never tried to convey anything to me. Back in Februar I asked for
> > your ks and you said you wanted to post it to fedora-devel. This never
> > happened.
> > 
> >>  Maybe we had a communication
> >> breakdown. In that case, accept my apologies.
> > 
> > I doubt we only had a communication failure because you did it before
> > with the Xfce ks and now you did it again with LXDE. This is a social
> > issue.
> > 
> > I find it despicable from you to take the work others did, slap your
> > name on it and release it without _ANY_ attribution to the people doing
> > most of the work and without even telling anybody about your plans. This
> > is FOSS after all, communication is vital and credit the main currency.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Christoph
> > 
> When I first saw this announcement, I thought, wow there is a lxde sig
> and I didn't know. I never saw the email to "gauge interest", though I
> could have easily missed it. I wanted to email Rahul about this and ask
> how do I join this SIG. I got very busy this week and didn't get to it.

There is no SIG yet because A SIG needs APPROVAL from the board. But
there already are couple of people interested: Marc Wiriadisastra, Simon
Wesp, Sebastian Vahl and two people from the LXDE team who have joined
Fedora recently but are still waiting for sponsorship in the ambassadors
group. And me of course as the main LXDE maintainer.

> While the announcement seem to indicate this was a "fedora project"
> thing (SIG), by this email that does not appear to be the case.

It definitely is not a Fedora project, it's just a Remix without Fedora
Artwork etc. So it's not Fedora, people just get this impression because
it is hosted at a fedoraproject.org website.

> I have allot of interest in LXDE and am now wondering is the LXDE spin a
> one man show or are others invited?

Others are always invited, as long as they are willing to cooperate and
not do any solo attempts. Any help and input would be appreciated. Look
at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/LXDE_Spin and feel free to contact me.

> TK009


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