Xfce on the installation DVD (was Re: Regarding XFCE wiki page)

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 19 21:01:53 UTC 2011


Am Mittwoch, den 19.01.2011, 15:19 -0500 schrieb Brock Hudson:
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 21:14:50 +0100
> Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Am Mittwoch, den 19.01.2011, 14:51 -0500 schrieb Brock Hudson:
> > > On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:18:47 +0100
> > > Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Am Mittwoch, den 19.01.2011, 09:35 -0700 schrieb Kevin Fenzi:
> > > > > 
> > > > > I thought there was already free room on the dvd. (At least in
> > > > > f14, the image was smaller than it had been in the past). They
> > > > > might have added things in at the last minute tho. ;( 
> > > > 
> > > > Hmm, I didn't know that. The last time I suggested to have Xfce
> > > > and LXDE on the DVD I was shot down and told...
> > [...]
> > > > ... that I should do a proof of concept, so I should spin my own
> > > > DVD. I did not have the time and the necessary documentation, but
> > > > if someone is willing to do this and we have something to show to
> > > > rel-eng, our chances are surely better.
> > > > 
> > > I would be happy to help with documentation. Would I provide
> > > documentation for Xfce/Lxde themselves or the whole concept behind
> > > freeing room on the DVD to include these two? 
> > 
> > What we need is not end-user documentation for revisor (revisor is the
> > tool of choice for most users) but *official* documentation on pungi,
> > the tool used by Fedora release engineering to create the official
> > media.
> > 
> > The best document I could find is
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Composing_test_images
> > It should be sufficient to to a compose, but it requires privileges
> > that only members of rel-eng have.
> 
> Understood. So what you're saying is that I would not be able to help
> with this because it requires privileges I don't have? 

That none of us has. ;) Kevin perhaps?

> If that is the case I would like to help with anything that I can. 

I think we should focus on user documentation. Having a real good doc in
time for F15 would be awesome.

Regards,
Christoph




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