Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop-research

From: Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>
To: gentoo-desktop-research@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Gentoo installer project
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 20:26:10
Message-Id: 1075148723.16718.10.camel@localhost
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Gentoo installer project by foser
On Mon, 2004-01-26 at 15:22, foser wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-01-26 at 06:35, Eric Sammer wrote: > > http://dev.gentoo.org/~esammer/gentoo_installer_project.txt > > > > Please take a look and share any constructive comments and suggestions. > > Besides the fact that the document disregards most of the discussion > here on the D&R list so far concerning an installer. It -in my opinion-, > like most other installer projects (except pen2), describes an installer > that is a full replacement for the current installation process, which i > think shoots way beyond the target audience of an installer.
I think the reason a lot of people switch to Gentoo is what they hear about the customizability and flexibility. If we take that away from them in the first thing they do (using the installer), they might decide Gentoo wasn't such a good idea after all. Donnie

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