[ubuntu-art] Reversion to Dapper Artwork
ryan at emailblue.com
Thu Oct 12 19:25:50 BST 2006
I don't have any opinion on this discussion. However, users on the
forums do. This thread might warrant a reading from
the decision makers..
On Oct 12, 2006, at 2:17 PM, jarrodhenry at comcast.net wrote:
> Speaking as someone who is not a SABDFL , Not on the art-list, and
> just someone who wants to do more with Ubuntu..
> It is unfortunate that the art isn't going to be ready. That said,
> it's only wasted if it's WASTED. That is, if it's completely
> thrown away without use.
> Now, Mark has spoken, and that's all good and fine, but might there
> be room for a compromise here? Perhaps the artwork will be ready
> shortly, but will miss the release of Edgy. Perhaps it could be
> offered as a package after release? If we're just talking artwork
> here, there is a minimum of testing that would need to take place.
> That said.. I work in a software development environment for my
> living. Whether or not "art" (we call it product labeling here)
> and "coding" should or shouldn't be run the same is irrelevant.
> The release is driven first by Time, second by Feature. We've
> already taken a hit on the release of Dapper, and to take a
> followup on the release of Edgy would be met with some skepticism.
> It is a sad fact of life that sometimes you work very hard on a
> project only to have someone come along and just deem it out for a
> given release due to the scope changing or the release date being
> Don't worry. Take it as a learning experience and move forward.
> Once Edgy is released, Edgy+1 is next. (Insert copious lobbying
> for "Furious Ferret" here)
> That's just the opinion of a "user", It was free, and if you're
> upset by it, well.. ya get what you paid for :)
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