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Re: FESCo meeting summary for 2009-06-26



On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 8:29 AM, drago01<drago01 gmail com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 3:09 PM, Kevin Kofler<kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
>> Niels Haase wrote:
>>> GNOME & KDE - official support from fedora (first class citizen)
>>> XFCE - spin only (second class citizen)
>>> LXDE - remix only (third class citizen)
>>
>> It's actually worse than that:
>> GNOME - presented on the main download page (first class citizen)
>> KDE - hidden behind a pointless extra link (second class citizen)
>> XFCE - hidden on spins.fedoraproject.org (third class citizen)
>> LXDE - hidden in some fedorapeople.org directory (fourth class citizen)
>> What's next? A spin or remix for which you have to personally phone an
>> ambassador for an inquiry and send a self-addressed stamped envelope to
>> obtain it on one of those self-destructing CDs? ;-)
>>
>> This is starting to feel like a hierarchical and very undemocratic society.
>
> +-----------------------------------------------+
> | [*] Fedora Live, featuring the GNOME Desktop  |
> +-----------------------------------------------+
> | [] Fedora Live KDE Edition                    |
> | [] Fedora Live XFCE Edition                   |
> | [] Fedora Live LXDE Edition                   |
> +-----------------------------------------------+
> | [] Fedora Installation DVD                    |
> +------------(System Architectures)-------------+
> | [*] x86                                       |
> | [] x86_64                                     |
> | [] PPC                                        |
> | [] PPC64                                      |
> +-----------------------------------------------+
> |                 (Download)                    |
> +-----------------------------------------------+
>
>
> Would this make everybody happy?
> - The default Desktop is at the top and selected by default.
> - It is visiable that it includes GNOME for people who are looking for
> a specific Desktop
> - Other DEs are listed in at the default Download page rather than
> hidden behind links
> - The Arch can be selected at the download page
>        - Maybe we can make the "System Architectures" section expandable and
> collapsed by default to not clutter the interface with to many options
>        - Not sure about PPC (its moving to a secondary arch in F13)
>
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+1

-Adam


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