Draft Product Description for Fedora Workstation

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Thu Nov 7 03:08:28 UTC 2013

Michael scherer wrote:
> PPA are populars, so does OBS. They are not perfect, but they work good
> enough for people ( and it seems good enough for us to replicate, despites
> PPAs being a time bomb, breaking Ubuntu upgrade in various way ).

Well, these ARE the way if you really need to ship something that cannot go 
into the distribution repository. Bypassing the whole packaging system is 

Of course, depending on who makes the PPAs, the packages can be really 
really crappy, but users know that and do prefer packages from a reviewed 
repository or at least from a PPA done by a decent packager. (Packages done 
by upstream tend to be the crappiest of all.)

        Kevin Kofler

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