[Mageia-discuss] Mageia review with bad experience

Romain d'Alverny rdalverny at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 14:13:01 CEST 2011

On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 09:49, andre999 <andre999mga at laposte.net> wrote:
> Romain d'Alverny a écrit :
>> But still, this kind of review is still interesting, it hints to
>> issues that may seem "obvious" to the rest of us that are obviously
>> not. It comes down to who we build this product for, in the end.
> That's true.  There is room for improvement in terms of online help during
> installation.  (Another distro is much better at this than us or mdv.)

Even better, an installation process that does not need (or needs
less) online help.

> His point about missing codecs does reflect a reaction which I suspect would
> be fairly common.  A better explanation of alternatives and consequences
> would be a very good idea.

Question is, when one wants to listen to music, is it the best time to
inform her about issues regarding non-free or patented codecs?

> Note that many (including myself) for various reasons don't have a reliable
> enough Internet connexion to download during install, so they may be
> reluctant to add media at that point, even if they do have Internet access.

More during install than afterwise?


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