[Fedora-marketing-list] Fedora usability : a new project?

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Tue Aug 8 11:14:00 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 08:53 +0800, Steven James Drinnan wrote:
> My experience with linux is limited but I do know the importance of good
> usability of a computer program - if people can not intuitively figure
> out how do something then that is a problem - 1 area is networking
> -though a  lot of improvements have been made there is still a lot of
> bugs - (eg on my laptop sometimes the eth0 and eth1 (wired and wirless)
> get transposed or network manager decides to create a new ethernet
> device- there are a few other issues but not the time here.
> We are humans after all not dolphins. We all think in a particular way.
> And need to make operations more smother. One good example is Add remove
> programs and Software Updater

Have you filed bugs?

> We have a great product. That needs promoting and user feed back. 

The first is what Marketing is for.  The second is what Bugzilla is for.

> There are few ideas i have but i would like to stress, lets not reinvent
> the wheel, if there is a system in place lets use it to its full
> potential.

Right on!

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