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Re: Fedora Struggles to Come into Its Own



I think that this is the revolution that we were waiting for?

On 6/7/07, Marc Wiriadisastra <marc mwiriadi id au > wrote:
On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 05:18 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
>
> This article is based on a interview with Max Spevack. One interesting
> trend is that this article and to a mixed extend the earlier distrowatch
> review posted talks about improvements while also painting a picture of
> struggle in growth.
>
> http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osrc/article.php/3680951
>
> "Red Hat, Spevack suggests, has shifted from being "Fedora's sponsor" to
> being "Fedora's biggest customer," and Fedora from being a farm-team to
> a community in its own right."
>
> " One of these benefits is Revisor, an initiative of the new Fedora
> Unity sub-project developed independently of the official processes.
> Taking advantage of the new openness, Revisor is a wizard that guides
> users step-by-step through the building of "re-spins" or customized
> variations of Fedora."
>
> "For the larger free software community, another benefit of Fedora's new
> openness is Smolt, an opt-in hardware profiler that allows the project
> to collect data about the equipment on which Fedora installs. Even
> before the release of Fedora 7, Smolt has been ported to the openSUSE
> distribution. Spevack anticipates the creation of a neutral website
> where information gathered by Smolt is available for all distributions
> that carry it."
>
> Rahul
>
> Ps: I couldn't find any information on smolt integration with OpenSUSE.
> Does anyone have details?
>

Last I heard Max spoke to them at LinuxTag I read from his blog???
Confirm please.  That was as far as what I've read about it.

Cheers,

Marc

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