Will people be grumpy if I include Mac OS X instructions?

Chaoyi Zha cydrobolt at fedoraproject.org
Tue Mar 17 11:09:21 UTC 2015


I think this would work perfectly fine. We are writing OSX instructions on
using Fedora, the end goal still matches what the Fedora magazine is for.

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015, 4:22 AM Jaroslav Reznik <jreznik at redhat.com> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> > On 03/16/2015 03:22 PM, Joe Brockmeier wrote:
> > > Hey all,
> > >
> > > Question - I'm wondering if folks are likely to be grumpy en masse if I
> > > include instructions targeted to Mac OS X users for a post on Fedora
> > > Magazine?
> > >
> > > Context:  We're producing two kinds of Vagrant boxes for Fedora 22
> Atomic -
> > > KVM/libvirt and VirtualBox. The VirtualBox images are most likely to be
> > > consumed by Vagrant users on Mac OS X and Windows. That's a Good
> Thing(TM)
> > > if we have devs on Mac OS X/Windows spinning up Fedora for their Docker
> > > work/testing.
> > >
> > > But it feels slightly weird writing a howto that includes Mac
> instructions
> > > for Fedora Magazine. Thoughts? Hope I'm just being over-sensitive.
> > >
> > > Best,
> > >
> > > jzb
> > I think it is well within the scope of the magazine to include the
> > instructions in this context. It would be slightly different if writing
> > up instructions to, say describe how to install inkscape on OSX in the
> > magazine.
> >
> > To me, the proposed instructions are similar to describing how to copy
> > the Fedora ISO to a USB on Windows or OSX -- which would be entirely ok
> > on the magazine too, IMHO.
>
> And actually, this could be a great article in the magazine! Something I
> feel folks struggle with.
>
> Joe, I'd say go ahead. It's a nice way how to spread our technology to
> other developers not on Fedora. One thing I'd like to ask is - please,
> add some Vagrant for beginners part aka what Vagrant is and how it can
> be used.
>
> Jaroslav
>
> > --ryanlerch
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