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Re: Default Home Page Links



On Tue, 2007-04-17 at 12:46 +0100, Jonathan Roberts wrote:
> > I can see pros and cons.  If you want to pursue this, propose some ideas
> > on fedora-docs-list and we'll discuss.
> 
> 
> Was wondering if it might be a good idea to add links pointing to free
> media sites on the default Fedora home page?
> 
> My reasoning is that most people use their computer purely as a device
> for office, web browsing or viewing media. The first two of these we
> have well covered out of the box but most people coming from windows
> will be disappointed if they can't buy/download mp3s from emp3finder,
> itunes etc so why not make it really easy for them to find *free*
> content online from magnatune, jamendo etc.
> 
> Would be a good opportunity to help increase their awareness of
> licensing issues as well and what less restrictive licenses can
> achieve, not just in software.

This is already a feature of the F7 release.  Refer to this URL:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/7/Bookmarks

Great idea no matter how many times it comes up!  Thanks to the way this
package works, midstream updates should be possible if a site pops up
that takes the community by storm.

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