Other download options

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Thu Dec 11 00:09:48 UTC 2014


uhm - wrong screenshot in previous message :-(

Am 11.12.2014 um 01:06 schrieb Reindl Harald:
>
> 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
>
> really?
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