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Re: Abandon "Default Desktop"

On Tue, 2009-05-05 at 19:44 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Callum Lerwick wrote:
> > And as Joel's essay points out, no amount of explaining or lecturing is
> > going to make the user care. You can't make them care. They will never
> > care. They want Firefox. They've heard of Firefox. They don't want GNOME
> > or KDE, they don't want Epiphany, they don't want Konqueror, they want
> > Firefox, they want their Myspace, and they want their webmail.
> And they want their Window$ and their [insert random Window$-only software,
> no matter whether we have a better equivalent or not]. Trying to target
> that kind of users is a lost cause.

Those users are irrelevant to this discussion, they're not trying to use

The last thing we want to do, after finally convincing them to make the
big choice of trying Fedora, is confuse them and scare them off with KDE
vs GNOME politics.

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