Draft Product Description for Fedora Workstation

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 13:07:30 UTC 2013

On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Nicolas Mailhot
> <nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net> wrote:
>> Le Lun 4 novembre 2013 12:26, Bastien Nocera a écrit :
>>> You can probably re-enact that famous scene from the Wickerman building
>>> this
>>> many strawmen.
>> Thank you for demonstrating the complete lack of respect you have for
>> anyone that disagrees with you.
> Please stop it, both of you.
> There are great usecases for applications and libraries being included
> in a distribution.  That is why Fedora (and every other distribution)
> exists in the first place.  There are ALSO usecases for shipping
> containerized applications.

Yes exactly those are not mutually exclusive. There is always a need
for self contained applications.
Having something in the OS that works, is well designed and integrated
only has a net benefit instead
of having upstreams come up with their own solutions (installers,
tarballs and what not).

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