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On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 09:41:42 +0100, Sven Vermeulen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 11:06:57PM -0500, David Longo wrote:
> > I have been installing various distros in virtual machines to check
> > out their installers and I came across one thing. With Windows and
> > Suse and a few others, there is a pretty slideshow that tells all of
> > the benefits of their system...instead of that, what about if Gentoo
> > were to have a slideshow of a lesson on linux. I mean, one of the
> > points of the 40-page manual text-based install is for users to learn
> > linux...so if we're replacing it, we could at least talk them through
> > linux...What do you think?
> Definitely something we want to do (you do mean the slideshow during the
> installation progress) but we also have to make sure that this slideshow is
> available for users before/after the installation (think use on events,
> breaks during presentations, ...).
> Not every user sits behind his PC while Gentoo is installing, and not every
> user is interested in this screenshow, but the two aren't related.
> Sven Vermeulen
> Documentation & PR project leader
> The Gentoo Project <<< http://www.gentoo.org >>>
Well, you could always have the slideshow during the installer and
then a special 'introduction program' when it's finished installing.
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