Other download options

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Thu Dec 11 00:06:40 UTC 2014

Am 11.12.2014 um 00:58 schrieb Felix Miata:
> Reindl Harald composed on 2014-12-10 13:54 (UTC+0100):
>> Maros Zatko composed:
>>> I've noticed that "other" download options besides LIVE images are now gone from the website.
>>> Can you please explain how should (normal) user find non-LIVE image links there?
>>> I know this has been (probably intentionally) obfuscated before.
>>> Please put it back, even as obfuscated as it used to be. Or wanting to have a choice is too much?
>> why not just scroll down?
>> there is a big "Download" list in the footer
> Nothing in that footer, except the amount of "whitespace", is big. The caps
> heading the footer columns are smaller than default size, which masked by
> gray on gray, are barely big enough to even find.

the DOWNLOADS is big, see screenshot
frankly i have a cornea implant and a plastic lens on both eyes

>>       Get Fedora Workstation
>>       Get Fedora Server
>>       Get Fedora Cloud
>>       Fedora Spins
> Are there really people not already familiar with Fedora who would have any
> clue what "spin" means in the context used?
>>       Torrent Downloads
> I don't know about others who think more logically than artistically, but
> when I'm looking for *important* information, like how to actually acquire
> that which the page is about, I don't look for or expect to find it hiding in
> gray on gray mousetype[1] in the /same/ (gray) block at the bottom of a page
> where normal people expect to find unimportant copyright legalese.

well, one can also click on Workstation -> Download now

> Without having assimilated its preceding description of "workstation", or
> already being familiar with Fedora, I can perceive nothing in that list that
> states or implies "general purpose" or "generic" or "basic" or "play".

"easy to use operating system for alptop and desktop computers" is lcear

> Actions speak louder than words. The need to zoom 3X-6X to reach legible a
> legible state belies "polished, easy to use".

no need to zoom anything and as said my eyes are really not good

> [1] here, ~42.25% the size of text that would likely be optimal only if black
> on white, closer to 20% of optimal size with the low contrast level actually used


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