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From: Jan Kundrát <jkt@g.o>
Subject: Re: Stage1/2 deprecation from Gentoo Handbook
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 20:26:55 +0100
On Wednesday 09 of November 2005 20:20 Arun Raghavan wrote:
> Call me an idealist, but this sounds too much like a "guilty until
> proven innocent" thing. I'm a "normal" Gentoo user, and had absolutely
> no trouble following the stage1 instructions. Let's leave the "the
> user is dumb" assumptions to Microsoft.

Problem is not about our users, problem is that the newbies shouldn't be 
forced to solve Portage tree issues during installation.

> Instead, a prominent explamnation and warning about what doing
> so-and-so would entail would be good.

Please re-read the entire thread and swift's blog for reasons we're going to 
deprecate stage1/2 installation.

WKR,
-jkt

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