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Re: 12.10 Ubuntu Desktop edits done


I can see you perspective, Jeremy. A manual is objective (factual), not
necessarily subjective (opinion). I think the inclusion of amazon search
results should be mentioned as a "new feature" in 12.10, but I'm good with
removing the language some may view as being subjective on my part.

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 25 September 2012 12:44, Jim Connett <jimandmarcy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > In my release, when I put a search term at the top of the Dash, I get
> > "local" results as I expect, but at the bottom of the window, I also have
> > amazon.com results. Assuming this "feature" doesn't get yanked in the
> final
> > release, I think a screenshot of this is a good idea. I've also
> mentioned it
> > in Chapter 2.  Blogs I've been reading indicate a LOT of people are not
> > happy about the inclusion of Amazon.com results based on search results,
> so
> > I won't be entirely surprised if it disappears in the final release. But
> we
> > go with what we have for now.
> No, it would be very surprising if that feature disappeared. We are
> well past UI & Feature Freeze.
> I don't think it's appropriate for the Manual to state this feature is
> controversial or speculate that it may be removed in future releases.
> The first part is commentary which is more suitable for a blog post or
> a popular review. As far as I'm aware, the fact that some people don't
> like the feature (most of whom haven't even used the feature yet, many
> don't even use Unity) doesn't really matter for whether it will be
> included or not. Unity is still default in Ubuntu despite the
> criticism it has received.
> As long as you follow the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license, you're welcome to
> reuse or remix my text:
> http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-doc/ubuntu-docs/quantal/view/head:/ubuntu-help/C/unity-shopping.page
> Jeremy
> Jeremy
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