[Mageia-discuss] Mageia logo proposals and selection

Samuel Verschelde stormi at laposte.net
Sun Oct 17 21:18:59 CEST 2010

Le jeudi 14 octobre 2010 11:10:33, J.A. Magallón a écrit :
> On Thu, 14 Oct 2010 15:37:29 +1300, Graham Lauder <yorick_ at openoffice.org> wrote:
> > On Thursday 14 Oct 2010 14:18:02 Tux99 wrote:
> > > I'm with wobo and Margot here, I fear this 'targeting' will simply result
> > > in restricting our potential user-base (i.e. rather than attracting more
> > > users it will turn off many users).
> > 
> > It is a well known fact, that you cannot be all things to all people, to try 
> > to do that would end up being everything to noone.  I would prefer to be the 
> > best we can be to those who grow to love the brand.  
> > 
> Wrong, from my POV.
> Its Linux. Linux has it all. You just have to choose what you want in
> your install, desktop software, server software or both.
> An example. Our admins at the university choose CentOS as their distro
> for labs and servers. CentOS is marketed as a RHEL derivative, focused
> on server and stability. Why CentOS ? Its RHEL but with free
> support. What about desktop software ? Its generally outated. What
> about HW support ? Same. CentOS people patches their soft, but what
> do you prefer, a home patched ancient kernel or an updated one with the real
> official and tested fixes ? If they wanted the best of both worlds
> they could choose Mandriva for labs desktops and CentOS for servers,
> if they are so fond of CentOS as server. But noooone wants to admin two
> linux distros.
> But me, I have always intalled Mandriva both for desktops and for servers.
> Reasons:
> - I had the best hw support
> - I had updated software
> - It is stable
> - I could use the SAME distro (even the same CD) to install a desktop
>   box for development, for office work, or a server with samba and ldap
>   and apache, or a HPC cluster with openmpi.
> Why ? I know Mandriva, I know it has all the soft that I need for all
> > fields, and yes, ONE SIZE FITS ALL my meeds. 

Exactly the same here :
- Mandriva on workstation
- Mandriva on servers
- Mandriva at home for everyday use, gaming...



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