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From: "Gerald J. Normandin Jr." <gerrynjr@g.o>
Subject: Re: IMPORTANT definitions draft
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 10:30:15 -0500
Below you will find my fixes/spelling corrections

On Sun, 2003-10-26 at 07:53, dams@... wrote:
> yo, this is a first attempt to write definitions and rules. Please correct my
> bad english, bring new ideas, precisions, and critics :) Thanks
> 
> * Problem that might be handled by desktop-research
>  [anybody has a better title?]
> 
> 
> An issue is related to the desktop if it is : client
> side or end-user oriented workstation use. Basically, that's everything UI
> oriented, plus hardware management, installation problems as well as simple system
> management. Basically, if it is client side and doesn't use servers, it it our responsibility.

> Examples:
> setting up internet/lan connection is desktop, but setting up a ftp server is not.
> setting up sound card, graphic card is desktop, setting hardware RAID is not *I would say this is a desktop issue,
>  as it is very common nowadays, Linux software raid really isn't that difficult to set up* (well
> actually it's becoming pretty widely used, so it might become shortly)
> 
> 
> * Problem resolution
> 
> - throw a description here, verify validity
> - preliminary discussion here
> - add a new task : at least some time to research further (with a milestone),
>   and some time to find a solution (with milestone).
> - assign people to the task, set up deadlines
> - the proposal should end up in a GLEP
> 
> ok this whole thing is not good enough, we need to make it better

My enhancement will come at a later point, I have much schoolwork to do.
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References:
One research problem we could research
-- Paul de Vrieze
Re: Dead?
-- Tiemo Kieft
desktop problems
-- dams
Re: desktop problems
-- Paul de Vrieze
Re: desktop problems
-- dams
IMPORTANT definitions draft
-- dams
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