Freedom is *just* a Feature?
mattdm at mattdm.org
Sat Oct 6 13:06:37 UTC 2007
On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 11:28:23AM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> -- and I think for most of Fedora's core market, as well --
Note not *total* market.
> >precisely because we hear it in the sense of computer jargon.
> You've nailed it, this is a slogan for english computer jargon speakers.
> In other words a slogan for hardcore technophiles. I don't think we want
> to restrict our audience to hardcore technophiles (at least one of our
> major derivatives, OLPC, doesn't)
The English-language/translation thing is a bit troubling. But I'm pretty
comfortable with saying that Fedora's *core* market is technophiles. If we
want it to be something else, we need to change some of Fedora's key design
decisions -- particularly, the upgrade-yearly lifespan.
Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux ------> <http://linux.bu.edu/>
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