Fedora 12 tour
robyn.bergeron at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 01:02:34 UTC 2009
On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Robyn Bergeron <robyn.bergeron at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 5:25 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 02:11:10AM -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2009-11-07 at 01:03 -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>>> > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_one_page_release_notes
>>> > Some more ideas for the tour too, but I don't know if they are official
>>> > features or not and thus would make the tour too long?
>>> > - Tablet support gets better with each Fedora release. It might be cool
>>> > to point out that (1) no xorg.conf is needed for pressure sensitive
>>> > wacom tablets, they work out of the box (2) xournal is a virtual
>>> > notebook great for tablets and even without tablets (3) cellwriter is a
>>> > handwriting recognition application that works great (4) inkscape and
>>> > gimp of course rock with a tablet
>>> So I added a section on tablet support. Hope it's okay. Sad to say none
>>> of the apps mentioned (gimp, inkscape, cellwriter, xournal) are
>>> installed by default - does that mean we can't use the material?
>>> I also added a photo for bluetooth headset support.
>> I don't think that we have to be limited to just what's installed by
>> default when we talk about the things that Fedora offers. After all,
>> that enables us to talk about virtualization and hardware enablements.
> When I read this thread I had a small idea - it would be cool if we
> had some sort of rotating banner / box / something with a photo of a
> person and the "I use Fedora 12 for X" or "What I like most about F12
> is Y"... with their name and what they do. For example, mine might
> say something like, "My kids use Fedora 12 for online preschool games"
> -Robyn, a mom!
> ...just to show the diversity of what Fedora offers to a variety of
> people. Let users upload a photo and a statement and give them a
> chance to see themselves on the front page or something.
> Anyway, just, you know, coming up with my usual random ideas :) All
> the stuff we say Fedora 12 can do is fine and dandy, but it's awesome
> to hear about practical use cases from actual end users, with actual
And yes, we can put this in the brainbucket for F13 planning, or maybe
do it after F12 has been out a while and people are actually saying
what they use it for. :)
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