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Re: FESCo meeting summary for 2009-06-26



On Friday 26 June 2009 20:50:58 Jon Stanley wrote:
> ...
>18:42:08 <Kevin_Kofler> Sweeping them under the carpet is bad.
>18:42:16 <Kevin_Kofler> I also hate how x86_64 is being hidden.
>18:42:21 <nirik> presenting them all on the top page is also fail.
>18:42:22 <jds2001> and I defer to her on design decisions, since I
>couldn't design my way out of a paper bag :)
>18:42:29 <j-rod> hey, I was just going to mention x86_64
>18:42:43 <nirik> perhaps we could come up with a better way somehow.
>I'm sure they are open to creative ideas.
>18:43:08 <Kevin_Kofler> jds2001: The problem is, if you read her
>credentials (GNOME Women membership etc.), she's very biased.
>18:43:13 <nirik> also, x86_64/i686 dual arch disks would be lovely.
>18:43:33 <j-rod> so it should be "Get Fedora 11 GNOME Desktop Edition
>for Intel Pentium, Pentium II, Pentium III, early Pentium IV, Core
>Duo, AMD Athlon XP, Athlon MP, Via C3... Now!"
>18:43:33 * thomasj will make a main page and send it to the website
>people, so they can decide if it's better or not.
>18:43:56 <thomasj> eeww
>18:44:07 <j-rod> (yes, I left some off, it got tiring typing that many
>ancient crappy processors)
>18:44:36 <Kevin_Kofler> I think i686 should be deprecated and clearly
>advertised as only for old computers or netbooks, not catered for with
>dual-arch disks.
>18:44:48 <j-rod> ha. powerpc is more obviously displayed than x86_64 is
> ...

Is there any info message telling user something like: "You are installing 
32bit system on 64bit hardware. Consider using 64bit system for better 
performance"?

Michal


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