Draft Product Description for Fedora Workstation

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at volny.cz
Thu Nov 7 19:09:35 UTC 2013


On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 4:15 PM, Lennart Poettering <mzerqung at 0pointer.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 07.11.13 03:53, Kevin Kofler (kevin.kofler at chello.at) wrote:
>
>> Olav Vitters wrote:
>> > AFAIK (not sure), it should come somewhat easy once you the distribution
>> > is based upon systemd.
>>
>> That means it will exclude the most popular distribution out there.
>
> If you are referring to Ubuntu, then yes. But then again, they already
> have their own app packaging format based around .debs and
> AppArmor. So yeah, we might be dicks by not supporting non-systemd
> systems, but they were dicks first, by not supporting non-Ubuntu systems
> for their app images. And that's quite some consolation, no? ;-)

No, calling each other dicks is overall not at all consoling.

Is there a technical reason why we can't use their packaging format,
interpreting it with our technologies but staying compatible?
    Mirek


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