Re: Regarding Get Fedora page

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On 05/28/2010 07:34 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>
>> Another "curious" thing I find about the Get Fedora page is the
>> existence of the "Activities" tab.  That tab is the only place where I
>> could find the word "activities" or "activity".  Everything under that
>> area uses the terminology "Spin".  Is there a difference between an
>> "Activity" and a "Spin"?  If so, what is the difference?  If not, why
>> not just have a "Spin" tab?  Seems to me it would be more consistent.
>>   
>>     
> "Spin" isn't a word that means much to new users.  The idea is to lead
> them into it and provide them a good introduction for them to explore
> more if they are inclined to do so.
>
>   
"Activities" doesn't mean much to me either.  Besides, the first thing
one reads after getting to the "Activities" tab is: "Fedora spins are
alternate versions of Fedora, tailored for various types of users via
hand-picked application sets and other customizations."

So, if the tab is "Spins" and you don't know what "spin" is, it is
defined for you as soon as you get there.

I see no need to create a different term to mean the same thing under
the guise of leading you to something.  Since "activity" as no
definition (like spin does) IMHO I feel it leads to confusion.


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