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Re: fc5: install everything?



On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 15:20 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 15:10, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > > 
> > > It's not a bug, it is a design decision.
> > > 
> > > > This is a user list...whining here is merely pissing in the wind.
> > > 
> > > That's only true if the designers don't care enough about users
> > > to pay attention to the whining.
> > 
> > Its not possible or efficient for developers and designers to read all
> > the mails in the fedora-list to gather feedback. 
> 
> OK, but does that differ greatly from what I said? 

Yes it does. If you want designers to care about what you consider
design bugs you need to use the bug tracking system to provide detailed
input on it rather than send mails to user lists and expect the
developers to read that.


>  A lot of
> decisions seem to be made with no thought about the real-world
> effects.

Decisions are never made arbitrarily. They are almost always driven by
real world considerations. Developers dont operate in silos. However it
is not possible to anticipate all the scenarios and hence specific
feedback mechanisms have been provided.


>   For example if someone wanted to build PCs with
> fedora pre-installed, what might the user expect to find on
> it?

OEM copies of Fedora would have whatever the OEM vendors decide to
provide. 

Rahul



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