Provide a GUI option in the installer to enable popcon
andrew-ubuntu-devel at pileofstuff.org
Tue Jun 23 18:03:22 UTC 2009
Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 June 2009 1:36:21 pm Siegfried-Angel wrote:
>> If I remember correctly there is already such an option in the installer.
> I think he wants it to be more prominent, not hidden behind "advanced", that
> way it gets more use.
I wasn't aware of the feature, so I'll stand corrected on that point :)
I'll change my original suggestion to "either the popularity contest
should draw a statistically significant number of ordinary users, or it
should be taken out of the default install". Otherwise, it's just
IMHO, the best solution would be to enable popcon by default in
alpha/beta versions, and as Mackenzie says, make it more prominent for
This could have a transformative effect on the development process with
very little work, which I think is worth a single extra question for
users. Aside from anything else, the lack of flamewars would make this
list far more productive.
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