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Re: Images on installation guide

On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 14:43 -0200, Davidson Rodrigues Paulo wrote:
> Hi all,
> My name is Davidson Paulo, I'm a brazilian Fedora Ambassador,
> cvsdocs-admin, trying to work in Fedoca Docs since now. :-)
> I was looking at the Fedora Installation Guide[1] and I saw there is
> no images on the entire document. This is a standard? We in Brazil are
> thinking to create a full-detailed Fedora installation guide that can
> be enough to a new user install Fedora itself even without any
> experience with installing Linux or any other operating system, but we
> not want to create another unofficial guide, but improve what we
> already have in hands.
> So, what about including images in the official Fedora Installation Guide?

Images are hard to maintain, hard to translate, have to be changed
constantly (with every test, potentially), and don't give any more
information than we already do with words.  The user is most often
following along with the instructions, so the screen is up in front of
them already.

I finally put this down somewhere:


If you are looking for something graphical to help new users who have
never done an OS install before, you might want to create a screencast.
To capture the screencast, it probably has to be installed in a virtual

- Karsten
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