Fedora.NEXT Products and the fate of Spins

Josh Boyer jwboyer at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jan 30 11:52:15 UTC 2014

On Jan 30, 2014 3:06 AM, "Frank Murphy" <frankly3d at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:58:22 -0500
> 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).
> That doesn't sound right,
> logically below would also be true.
> Gnome is a fairly big Spin,
> and can eat up quite a lot of resources.
> Maybe it should be outsourced.

I'm going to assume you mean the Desktop spin here.  If the Fedora project
decided to use some other DE as the default offering, then sure there could
be a GNOME spin hosted elsewhere.

There's a difference between a spin and the primary thing the project ships.

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