[Mageia-discuss] Nice review!

Gary Montalbine gmontalbine at cox.net
Sat Jun 11 17:05:37 CEST 2011

On 06/11/2011 08:13 AM, Wolfgang Bornath wrote:
> 2011/6/11 Anne nicolas<ennael at mageia.org>:

>> I do agree also. But maybe we have to make some effort to improve our
>> description of available media and why these choice. Eve if this is clear
>> for us it may be not that  clear for others. BTW I did post a comment on the
>> article to explain this. I also answered Beranger onTwitter on same topic.
>>   A great task for our marketing team :)
> Yes, we did a lot of such commenting on articles and posting in the
> forums about this issue for Mandriva because with each release there
> are new users coming and asking. And we are doing it for Mageia as
> well. Somehow each new user thinks he has to start his own thread
> about this :(
> That's why I'd like to see a basic text, explaining everything. This
> text could be published on the website (a link on the download page
> "What about non-free software?" leading to that text), in the forums
> as general announcement, a link in the release notes, etc. And of
> course a blog entry "Mageia's distribution policy about non-free
> software".

Excellent idea. That should really benefit a new user.

> Then we do not have to explain it all over again and again in mails
> and forums. Reviews will still remain the same because normal review
> authors do not read such texts. :(

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