Talking points change needed?

Robyn Bergeron robyn.bergeron at
Sun Apr 11 21:56:47 UTC 2010

On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Paul Frields <stickster at> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Robyn Bergeron
> <robyn.bergeron at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 5:20 AM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 08:06:50AM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
>>>> The user management interface redesign is a "tech preview" in F13, as
>>>> opposed to final.  Unfortunately the Desktop SIG members working on
>>>> the feature aren't able to comfortably make it a default yet, because
>>>> there are a few integration pieces left to complete.  It will still be
>>>> available for installation and use, but not enabled by default, in
>>>> F13.
>>>> Should we remove this point from the talking points list for user
>>>> features?  Doing so would still leave five points in that category.
>>> Hm, also found that the "yum langpack" feature has been moved off for
>>> now as well.  I sent a note to FESCo asking them to notify the
>>> Marketing and Docs teams in the future when features are dropped.
>>> There should be no more feature dropping this cycle, but it would be
>>> good to hear about it sooner in F14.
>>> Still leaves four points for users, which is well within the 3-5 range
>>> we originally wanted to include.
>> Okay - I'm going to delete the langpack stuff off of Talking Points,
>> since we have the rule of "no talking points that aren't on feature
>> list," iirc.  (Or maybe that was never officially decided, but I'm
>> going with it for now.)
>> But - user account dialog is still in feature list, at 100%.  Do we
>> call it experimental user management interface, techpreview user
>> management interface, or ... ?
>> Thoughts? Anyone?
> I'd remove it from the talking points.  It's OK for other material to
> reference it, just like we can continue to reference the Moblin Spin
> even if its content may be a little in flux. The announcement text
> refers to the new user account dialog work as "experimental" which is
> accurate -- it's a WiP.  As for Moblin, the Spin is still something
> approved even if there's no "Moblin 2.2" per se.  We can still
> reference it and refer to the current content as paving the way for a
> MeeGo based spin, I would think.

Okay, i removed the user account dialog stuff from talking points.  We
left it in the beta announcement and listed it as experimental (rrix,
ke4qqq and i talked about it Friday night) - does this seem


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