Re: OT: better than polls [WAS: roadmap status update/update request]


Please stop CC'ing desktop-devel-list.



On Tue, 08 Mar 2005 11:58:01 +0100, Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke gnu org> wrote:
> Havoc Pennington writes:
> > I've seen hundreds of web polls and read a mind-blowing number of
> > articles on Slashdot, LWN, LinuxToday, OSNews, etc. My estimate of
> > overlap of the priorities of posters to these sites with Red Hat's
> > enterprise customers is 5%. My estimate of the overlap of the priorities
> > of posters to these sites with "average corporate or home desktop user"
> > is 5%. I am not exaggerating.
> Hmm, we were thinking of web polls as a better means of gathering
> interesting/important feature requests than [griped] user postings on
> the mailing list.  Maybe that would still be a worthwile effort, but
> not the best way to go.
> > We do, but we have better ways to find out than web polls.
> Now that is interesting.  Would you want to share some of those better
> ways with two guys (cc: Han-Wen an me) who are seeking to start-up a
> small business around LilyPond support?
> Greetings,
> Jan.
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> Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke gnu org> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
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