Board efforts: scope, concept, and permission?
mmcgrath at redhat.com
Thu Feb 4 02:51:05 UTC 2010
On Wed, 3 Feb 2010, inode0 wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 8:28 PM, Mike McGrath <mmcgrath at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 3 Feb 2010, Mike McGrath wrote:
> >> I really don't know what our users are a measure of. I don't think it's
> >> marketing as inode0 suggests, because the people using Fedora already know
> >> about it. But if we step back and take our users seriously. We'll find
> >> that since Fedora Core 6 released in 2006-10-24 to today, we've
> >> experienced a net growth of negative 3%. Yup, a 3% loss of users.
> >> Our own users are moving _AWAY_ from Fedora. For whatever reason more
> >> users have chosen to not use Fedora then who have chosen to use Fedora.
> >> I suspect many have moved downsteam to Enterprise Linux. Which is ok
> >> but it's an indication that people came, tried Fedora, and moved on.
> > Along with the above... If we're going to be the best at something don't
> > we need to pick something to be the best at?
> > http://www.linux.com/learn/docs/ldp/282996-choosing-the-best-linux-distributions-for-you
> > I particularly like this:
> > "Ubuntu edges out its closest contenders, Fedora and openSUSE, because its
> > development team is constantly focused on the end-user experience."
> > What is it we're focused on? Do I need to just ask everyone individually
> > and hope we all say the same thing?
> Sadly they don't have categories like the best linux distribution for
> developers there.
Is that what we're doing? If so would we win it?
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