Trends - how to save Fedora ?

inode0 inode0 at
Sun Nov 13 18:27:53 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 12:17 PM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at> wrote:
> On 11/13/2011 11:34 PM, inode0 wrote:
>>>> value to the Fedora desktop user are two very different things.
>>> False dichotomy.
>> It is only false if you assume I meant the groups to be mutually
>> exclusive, which I did not mean since I am an example of a user in
>> both groups. We do however have a lot of users that do fall primarily
>> into one group or the other. How many fedora desktop end users do
>> backflips about new clustering technology in Fedora?
> Why the hell would any desktop user be bothered about things they don't
> use?  I have no idea why this is a problem for anybody at all.  So yes,
> I see a false dichotomy being preached.

They are affected by many of the changes. That is why.

>> I'm not interested in other large distributions and their problems.
> You should be.  It doesn't make sense to look at communities in
> isolation when they are impacting and being impacted by a ecosystem.

I live in a larger ecosystem so of course I do care. But in this
context saying other communities share a problem we'd like to fix in
ours only gives us an excuse to ignore it because we are no different
from the others.


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