Developers responsibillity to Fedora Users
arelem at bigpond.com
Mon Sep 26 22:56:01 UTC 2011
On 26/09/11 19:38, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 09/22/2011 02:15 PM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>> Alan Cox is exactly right that the users of Fedora products get them
>> free and one can make a strong case that therefore Fedora developers
>> have no responsibility to listen to user's complaints.
>> However, the Fedora users provide a service to the ReHat company of
>> identifying bugs that otherwise would show up to annoy the paying users
>> of RedHat Enterprise .
>> This is probably a weak argument to support the developers of Fedora
>> software listening to its users but what is clear is the current
>> situation leaves a bad taste in the mouths of the current Fedora
>> user-base. Clearly developers can ignore our complaints, but I have no
>> evidence that the paying Enterprise customers will be more tolerant of
>> the strange direction that RedHat is taking.
> This is all too vague for me to understand. What are you talking about?
Some say that the new Fedora GUI is unhelpful and difficult to use,
preferring a simpler desktop.
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to users, if any.
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