Update question: some user data

Thomas Janssen thomasj at fedoraproject.org
Tue Mar 9 07:54:19 UTC 2010


On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 10:43 PM, Till Maas <opensource at till.name> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 12:34:03PM -0500, Will Woods wrote:
>
>> Adam's poll results are valid *only* for Fedora users who:
>>
>> a) Are members of the Fedora forum,
>> b) Enthusiasts/power-users to the degree that they would notice a new
>> threads/poll within a day of its posting, and
>> c) Hold a strong enough opinion to feel the need to answer the poll.
>>
>> It seems obvious that this group would lean more towards the
>> adventurous, power-user side of things.
>
> I would never associated forums with power users, because advanced users
> typically use mailing lists or newsgroups instead of a forum, if there
> are multiple options.

Indeed. Even IRC is used by powerusers. I run Linux since around 1998
and as a novice i used the homepage of my distro and a forum. Started
later with Mailinglists and then IRC.

-- 
LG Thomas

Dubium sapientiae initium


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