Response to "Getting Fedora Out of the If-Then Loop"

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Thu Feb 18 18:42:05 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 07:19:18PM +0100, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
>On 02/18/2010 07:17 PM, Adam Miller wrote:
>> I'm just going to be straight with it, would the Board be happier if
>> the entire Spins SIG closed up shop and we got KDE, Xfce, LXDE, or
>> anything else that were to pop up completely out of the repositories
>> so that we can focus on the golden child? Is that what this is about?
>> Because at this point I'm just tired of the ambiguity and if that is
>> what's desired, then lets just say it and move on.
>Why does this line of thought make me think of "Core" and "Extras", with
>the one difference being the "target" (rhel upstream vs. actual audiences)?

I don't know, why does it?

Also, are you implying that our most downloaded according to the metrics we
have Spin doesn't have an actual audience/user base?  I'm slightly confused.

(BTW, if you're going to draw analogies to Core/Extras, the critpath stuff
is a much better fit.)


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