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> > Is this a question ? We must not confuse things here, if you say 'is
> > this the way an installer should be heading?' i say yes. If you mean if
> > this is the way Gentoo is heading, no. In my opinion the installer
> > should be aimed at the lower skill levels, because the higher skill
> > levels appreciate the power and hands-on feeling that the current
> > install process gives them.
> I know that I'm not a dev, but I soon hope to be. However, I have a
> lot of experience writing installers for Gentoo (GLIS). I totally
> disagree with picking a target group for a gentoo installer. I think
> an installer can very easily appeal to all groups. The only difference
> in installers between the easy installer and the advanced installer is
> the amount of defaults that are chosen for the user. This is really
> not hard to implement.
I sort of agree with that. I loved doing the command line install the
first time, a true learning experience. But now it's just repetitive,
something to automate the trivial tasks would be welcome.
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