[Fedora-marketing-list] Re: Slashdot interview with Fedora Project leader Max Spevack

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Wed Aug 23 07:56:03 UTC 2006

Nicola Losito wrote:
> Il giorno 22/ago/06, alle ore 06:16, Rahul ha scritto:
>> So boils down to eye candy basically.
> Nope.
> It boild down paying attention to fancier, little, useful visual and 
> "desktop" tricks, that enhance user experience (hidden window asking for 
> root password instead of something that focuses the attention and so on ...

And even if it was "just" eye candy, having eye candy is not a bad 
thing, it is important for a lot of people.

>>  and Fedora might not be the right choice for me at that point.
> And this isn't a point to be worked on ?
> The 90% of people haven't got a nice connection, do we want to cut them 
> out _also_ because we haven't thought a way to go in their "direction" ??
> Italy, one of the 7th most rich and industrialized country in the world 
> has still no fibre connection, and *DSL are "slow", strongly asymetrical 
> and most of the time people have got pay per hours connections.
> What in Eastern Europe ? South America ? and so on ...

Eastern Europe? Where I live options for _home users_ are either slow 
and unreliable neighborhood LAN or slow CATV.

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