On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Jaroslav Reznik<jreznik(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> - Do you want to grow users of Fedora KDE?
It's not like we are part of a separate distro.
> What users are you looking to
> How do they differ from the target users of the Desktop spin?
In personal tastes/preferences
> How would you market to them?
I'm not sure I really understand this question.
> - Do you simply want KDE to be recognized as an important part of
> Fedora project?
Is KDE just an appendage of Fedora -- I think Fesco needs to simply
cancel recognition of KDE in Fedora if that is the case. This limbo is
> There are many, many, many potential ways of doing that,
> that do not involve the 'Get Fedora' page at all.
If getting KDE is not part of getting Fedora, then I think we have
bigger problems than just visibility.
> - Do you just want KDE to be easy to find for the experienced KDE
> that know what they're doing? There must be modifications we could do to
> address this case.
How about all users, experienced KDE user or not?
> I'm trying to reverse-engineer your intentions. But I have NO
> it is you're wanting. My blog has been flooded with complaints that
> there is no KDE link, and I've even been subject to rather harsh and
> unfair berating in IRC over this. Let's fix this by talking about your
> goals and your concerns about the problems this change is going to cause
> rather than demanding via multiple forms of communication that it should
> be added back without rationale.
Is KDE the ginger kid in the school yard? Because that's the feel I
get from this paragraph.
> No matter how many times I repeat it I do not think it is going
> change - adding a KDE link to that page not only completely goes against
> the requirement of having one main default download on the page, but it
> really also goes against my professional opinion as a designer as what
> is best for making a page that will attract the types of users that the
> Board has told me they would like to make a try at.
1. the problem then must be the requirements
2. what type of user is the Board aiming for? The Ubuntu type?
This entire discussion is getting dated -- either KDE is in Fedora or
isn't. If I need to find a new distro, have the courtesy to let me