example-content - is it really a solution?
Lionel Dricot (aka Ploum)
zeploum at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 02:24:42 GMT 2006
This is at least useful on a Live CD.
When I demonstrate Ubuntu with a live CD, I've nothing to do and I must
always say : "If you had a picture, you could edit it with the gimp, there.
If you had a word document, you could..."
Some videos, sounds and pictures samples could turn a boring demonstration
into something very cool.
People will not remember that Ubuntu is easier or better. They will say : "I
like your stuff. The picture of the bird was so cuuute !" (and, hop, I can
then increment my Universal Ubuntu Conversion Counter)
On 21/02/06, Armand CORBEAUX <acorbeaux at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sometimes I don't understand choices that are done...
> By putting examples files in Ubuntu, will it really help people?
> If you look at how people apprehend the software, you note that they don't
> read documentation.
> If you look at how people consider the examples files on others OS, you
> note that they don't use them.
> this is not a criticism, but another solution can be considered for the
> next distribution:
> - To learn is an action which you make for yourself.
> - One cannot force somebody to learn.
> In this case an interesting solution could be to propose a presentation on
> CD and indicate it on cover.
> So that a presentation is interesting, it must be short, and indicates the
> principal points.
> But it is just a suggestion.
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