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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: rfc: Accessibility on our release media
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 12:35:34 -0500
On 05/24/2009 05:32 AM, Roy Bamford wrote:
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> On 2009.05.24 02:44, William Hubbs wrote:
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>
> Random reply to thread
>> William Hubbs
>> gentoo accessibility team lead
>> williamh@g.o
>>
>
> Put all the downloads for a minimal gentoo install into dial up
> context. You need the minimal CD, the stage 3, the portage snapshot, a
> bootloader and a kernel.
>
> An extra 20Mb in that total size is trivial.
>
> Having done a few remote installs for blind users dropping into
> #gentoo, I understand the frustration that lack of accessibility
> causes.
>
> Please add accessibility to Gentoo install media and help our users to
> help themselves.

Since my only real argument against it (size) has been effectively shot down, if 
someone does all the testing/patching and provides a nice, neat little package 
for releng (me, basically) to integrate, we'll do it. I just don't have the 
time/inclination to do it myself.

-- 
Andrew Gaffney                                 http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer            Catalyst/Genkernel + Release Engineering Lead


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