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Re: How to make Debian more attractive for users

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 4:28 PM, Giacomo A. Catenazzi <cate@debian.org> wrote:

> I think it is bugous to ask such question.
> IMHO we should care about improving Debian, going toward the perfection, not
> about increasing the number of users (which should
> be a nice secondary effect).
> I don't think increasing the number of Debian user is per se
> a nice things, after looking Ubuntu.
> So, let see how to improve Debian, not how to increase
> our userbase!

The two are not entirely unrelated. I was a user of Debian before I
was a Debian contributor. All developers come from a pool of users and
with more developers we can make a better distro. Figuring out how to
convert users into developers is the hard part though.



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