[Design-team] About the Fedora Art Studio Spin

Michael Beckwith michael.d.beckwith at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 23:59:53 UTC 2009

On 08/11/2009 09:37 AM, � Duffy wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 17:35 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
>> On 08/11/2009 04:24 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 15:26 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
>>>> Which does sound like a legit name/target. "Design" sounds a bit
>>>> restrictive, but probably "Creativity" or "Art Studio" are more
>>>> encompassing.
>>> We could do something where the whole enchilada is called the 'Fedora
>>> Creativity Suite' and then different 'slices' of that could be different
>>> studios eg vector gfx studio, 3d studio, audio studio, etc
>> What is the goal? To keep the spin on a single CD, to keep it under 1GB,
>> to minimize the clutter on the Applications menu?
> Well, I think maybe it's more to cater to different artist types, e.g.,
> I am primarily a 2D artist, I don't use 3D apps and I hardly ever use
> video and audio editing tools. So if I could get a 2D art spin that fit
> on a disc, took up less hdd space, and took less time to download it'd
> be preferable to me... does that make sense? As a special bonus the
> listing of spin names sort of serves as advertisement of what Fedora can
> do...
> Maybe it's a silly idea but I don't know if I'd want *everything* on an
> initial install... but I would like it to be easier to get more of the
> artsy tools, right now it's scavenger-hunt in yum and that's not fun.
> ~m
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Providing a lot of these, through our experiences and whatnot, will also 
serve as a window to introduce creative people new to Fedora/FOSS to the 
plethora of available packages, many that they may not have known existed.


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