Fedora: Freedom is a Feature.
chitlesh at fedoraproject.org
Sun Oct 7 20:50:57 UTC 2007
On 10/7/07, M Daniel R Magarzo wrote:
>>> The Fedora Project is something really special, it is even the engine
>>> of the linux community.
>> I do not think so, sincerely. I think that sentence goes two steps
>> forward from where it should reasonably.
I wonder what new apps or feature I'm using recently which does not
have Fedora contributions.
> Chitlesh, with all the respect for you and the Fedoda Artwork team, I
> must say that there are several distros where they much care its look.
> Some of them come with KDE by default, what means a more polished look
> (e.g. Suse).
I meant "Each Fedora release, there is a new artwork theme".
Thus this implies a lot of work
A lot of work ==>>> A lot of discussion and A lot of communication
You can even see non english artwork contributors working together on
an english platform to come up in the end with a product, (a new
artwork theme, in this case)
In my opinion, this is something that deserves RESPECT !
Now when you see other distributions having the same artwork for many
years surely there's would be more polished. However the Fedora
Artwork community has recently adopted a new strategy besides only
producing artwork. Now they are willing to promote opensource tools
they use for designing artwork.
Well that deserves RESPECT TOO !
> Let me a test, Chitlesh, ask to you; please, go to both sites briefly:
> You are a really common desktop user.. Which one do you most like?
> All of them probably have, more or less, the same (respective) info
> inside, however they don't look like very much.
> And the look of the Fedora main page has improved considerably in the
> last months..
I'm a special case. I value quality/professional and hardwork before
appearance as you might surely deduce from now.
This attitude affects my movie/music selections up to my favorite distro.
I talked to various contributors of various distributions on various
open source events, but never saw something professional, for me to
say "wow" (only centos). I won't choose a distro just because of its
look, but rather how professional its contributors are.
That's the main reason why I recommend Centos after fedora.
> You're right here too. I'm sure you are a good "ambassador" over there
> in the net, seriously. I can imagine you in those typical forum threads
> where the Ubuntu (Windows and other species) users generally end up
> crushing you. Into those arenas is where really users get worked up and
> can encourage to someone to try this one or that one distro.
No, I'm not that kind of person, I promote fedora in real life mainly.
With a few minutes spent reading the threads one can automatically
deduce the weakness of the writer. Then you point to the right URL.
that's it ! :)
However I'm not in the distro war, as I take fedora as the upstream of
other linux distributions, you might even see that on my blog
Ok, I guess this discussion is going way off from its title.
PS: If a user wants to do VLSI simulation, besides Fedora there is no
other distribution which is simple to use and install !!
Now if the user wants to use proprietary vlsi simulators on linux,
AGAIN fedora and its derivatives are THE BEST solutions !! see my blog
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