Draft Product Description for Fedora Workstation

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Mon Nov 4 11:31:25 UTC 2013

Unless the hammer has a cool new feature that you want to try out, or
a bug that was hampering your work has been fixed and you want to
test that the problem's solved.

You can see that analogies only get us so far...

----- Original Message -----
> On 04.11.2013 11:13, drago01 wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 11:11 AM, Frank Murphy <frankly3d at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Mon, 4 Nov 2013 11:03:45 +0100
> >> drago01 <drago01 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> Apps shipping from upstream direcly does not have to be closed
> >>> source. Firefox for instance could use that, or libreoffice, or
> >>> eclipse. If a user needs a newer version (or nightly build) without
> >>> having upstream worry about the specific distribution.
> >>>
> >>>
> >> I haven't read every post in the thread.
> >> Confused are use asking users to build nightlies
> >> (or other ver) from src?
> > 
> > No we are just creating a way to allow those upstreams to create those
> > builds for users (as Florian said without having them to update to
> > rawhide or wait six months for the next release).
> > 
> The average user don't use nightly builds and should not be interested
> in such experimental software. Only developer could benefit from gaining
> access to latest builds in order to participate in project development.
> Users would be more than happy to use the same software version as long
> as they can. I meet users that ask me the same boring question: why do
> we need to upgrade to the new version and why do we need to learn using
> this software again and again and ....? They understand the need of
> fixing bugs and happily welcome some minor improvements but are not
> interested in applications as such.
> Software is like hammer - it's a tool. People don't care about hammers
> unless they can build what they want. People don't want to install
> software - they want to use it!
> Mateusz Marzantowicz
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