Re: Developer Experience

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On Tue, 2010-05-04 at 17:09 -0400, William Jon McCann wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 5:04 PM, Jesse Keating <jkeating@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Is this development of other software, or development of Fedora?  There
> > are numerous packages and setups that make sense if you're a Fedora
> > developer, less so if you're an upstream developer.  Or does it not
> > matter and we're talking about both?
> 
> How do you differentiate a Fedora developer and an upstream developer?
>  I'm not sure being a Fedora developer is particularly interesting.
> 
> I guess I don't think most people are interested in writing an OS.
> But seems lots of people are interested in writing apps and dellvering
> them to users.  So I was referring to that: app development.  And here
> I'm not excluding web apps either.  There is a strong case being made
> for html5 as a development platform.
> 
> Thanks,
> Jon

Fair enough.  Being a Fedora developer involves pre-loading tools
necessary to interact with the Fedora Infrastructure, and maybe even
having a guided "get setup for Fedora development" document or wizard.
Totally inappropriate for somebody who isn't going to be a Fedora
packager.

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