x86_64 as Fedora's primary platform

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Sep 28 18:46:35 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-09-28 at 13:37 -0500, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Adam Williamson wrote:
> > Which really aren't the same, because they're*software application*
> > download sites which are detecting the OS you currently have installed
> > in the assumption that that's likely what you want to install the
> > software on.
> OK, I think I've pinpointed where the conflict of interest originates.

Er, what?

> Adam, people aren't looking for installing an OS every day. They look 
> for software to install every day. Most users are familiar with sites 
> like I mentioned. Where do I coin the term "most?" From web statistics 
> that show Windows has a majority of the market.

All of these things are factually true, but I'm not entirely sure what
point you're making.

> If you don't want to target "most" users then fine - I'll shut up.

Um, huh?

> PS. I was well aware that Mozilla Firefox and Pidgin are just one 
> software compared to Fedora which is a distribution of software. No need 
> to belittle me as you have continued to do.

I certainly didn't intend to do so. To be honest, this mail just baffles
me, I have no idea what you're saying exactly.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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