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Re: FESCo meeting summary for 2009-06-26



On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Bill Nottingham  wrote:
> Kevin Kofler said:
>> > It's not a default if you're providing a choice.
>>
>> I see no reason why we can't provide a choice of 2 desktops.
>
> Because giving people a choice when they can't possibly make a good
> informed decision is horrible UI.
>

I am confused. How does this comply with the "it doesn't really
matter" argument which was the primary reasoning that was presented to
reject this proposal?

> If you've got someone new to Fedora, and they go to the page, asking
> them to choose between Mumble and Frotz (and Moof, and Wobble), with
> no other data (as exists right now on get-fedora, or even on the OpenSUSE
> page), there's no way they can make a useful decision, and it's only
> going to make their experience worse.
>

Could you elaborate on this? What will be worse? Will they just not
download Fedora because there are too many choices? Will we lose
potential users?

Best,
Orcan


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