|| ||Seth Vidal <skvidal-AT-fedoraproject.org> |
|| ||fedora-advisory-board-AT-redhat.com |
|| ||Re: "What is the Fedora Project?" |
|| ||Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:40:59 -0400 (EDT)|
|| ||Article, Thread
On Thu, 15 Oct 2009, Jonathan Roberts wrote:
>> 3) Functionality that was there easily before going away next release
>> with brand new tools that never seem to get the functionality back
> As a user who considers his technical abilities mediocre at best, the
> big problem for me has been that in one release I learn to configure a
> particular piece of hardware one way, and then in the next that just
> doesn't work anymore and I either have to learn the brand new way that
> is likely not documented in any obvious locations because it's so new,
> or live with hardware that is only half working. In the past I've
> accepted this, but this year I just can't spare the time and actually
> need my hardware to work properly.
> Not a particular constructive comment, just wanted to expand on
> Stephen's comment here.
And this is the crux of our problem:
fedora is for latest leading-edge pkgs. It's not easy or reasonable to
have the latest of things AND have a stable interface for them.
So if latest software is fedora's raison d'etre then it sure seems like
fedora is just not for you.
how else do we set reasonable expectations?
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