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Re: Suggestion re FESCO Ticket #170



On Monday 29 June 2009 12:48:11 David wrote:
> Re the discussion at
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2009-June/msg01991.html
>
> The below suggestion tries to satisfy all parties:
> - it presents a neutral default
> - it presents a simple choice for newbie who doesnt know what a desktop is
> - it shows the range of what is available
> - it allows a specific choice
>
> Design suggestion for the Fedora download page
> (http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora):
>
> FEDORA LIVE CD
> Do you require a specific desktop ?
>   [ * ]  I don't care
>   [   ]  Fedora Live with GNOME
>   [   ]  Fedora Live with KDE
>   [   ]  Fedora Live with LXDE
>   [   ]  Fedora Live with XFCE
> etc
>
> The "I don't care" just links to whichever desktop is currently the
> "default".
>
> Implementation of this logic doesn't require radio buttons. Just 2 links:
> 1) "click here for default"
> 2) or "click here to choose (go to a selection menu)"
>
> Clicking link #1 gets you the default. Or clicking link #2 takes you
> to a menu of links, one for each available choice.
>
> Fedora policy specifies which desktop the user gets if they click the
> default. But the above user interface design is independent of whichever
> one is the default.

small improvement:

FEDORA LIVE CD
Do you require a specific desktop ?
  [ * ]  Fedora Live with GNOME (default)
  [   ]  Fedora Live with KDE
  [   ]  Fedora Live with LXDE
  [   ]  Fedora Live with XFCE
etc

it's better than "I don't care" and it suggests what to use if you really 
don't care :)


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