Fedora.NEXT Products and the fate of Spins

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 00:10:19 UTC 2014

On 29 January 2014 23:58, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at fedoraproject.org> wrote:

> I consider myself squarely in the middle of those two camps.  I think
> they have value to people.  I think they fill a niche, however large
> or small it might be.  I also think they can be done by the people
> wishing to provide them without relying on Fedora resources for
> hosting and creation (outside of leveraging existing packages and
> repositories).
> I don't consider that "getting rid of them" at all.  On the contrary,
> I think it lets people have more control over their spins, allows them
> to refresh them as they see fit throughout the release, and allows
> them to market and promote them beyond a token mention on a Fedora
> website.

Some care is needed, if there are things getting packaged to fill a
role in a spin they may disappear from Fedora if the spin in question


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