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Re: Firefox splash page tracker

On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 11:05 -0400, Sam Folk-Williams wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 00:17 -0500, Robert 'Bob' Jensen wrote:
> > Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
> > > On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > > 
> > >> How will a hit counter tell us what types of users they are?
> > > 
> > > It will tell us they're desktop users.
> > 
> > I can not support this idea, IMO it is to late in the release process to 
> > work out all the logistics and potential problems in the time we have. I 
> > feel that the potential problems and community repercussions will far 
> > out weigh the minor benefits from a "half assed" attempt at getting to 
> > know our user base.
> > 
> > If we have a vote in this I say "NO"
> > 
> > I feel that if we would like to gather information about our user base 
> > we should think about the bigger picture and create a survey for the FC7 
> > release. This may allow us to get real information and opinions from the 
> > users with out the risk of offending anyone.
> > 
> +1 on this. I think this is too rushed and un-thought-out. I don't
> really see how this could really be such a benefit, but I do see the
> potential for confusion/offense among some users. Personally I wouldn't
> care, but objectively speaking I could see how people would think it was
> a little questionable.
> So, I vote "no" as well. If we start working now, we can have something
> much better for FC7, which really isn't far away.

And in fairness, we can turn out an update to fedora-release-notes
package with this kind of material during the FC6 cycle if no one wants
to wait until FC7.

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