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From: Peter Weber <peterle@...>
Subject: Re: Call for feature requests for 2008.0 - Universal-CD
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 23:50:38 +0100
Hours for, mhhh, five lines of code?
...think yourself about.


On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 14:35 -0800, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 22:47 +0100, Peter Weber wrote:
> > A other good solution would be merging Universal and Minimal-CD
> > togehter, so we offer only a smaller Universal-CD (about 200-400 MB) and
> > a complete LiveCD (about 700 MB).
> 
> Wow.  I'm just not even going to respond to this one and just let
> everybody who knows what the difference between a Minimal CD and an
> Universal CD snicker to themselves.  ;]
> 
> > > * Support for network/networkless-installation on one release-media
> > 
> > > The LiveCD does this.
> > 
> > No. Only the Installer does this! This is not possible via shell,
> > because the users have no access to the voodoo-scripts.
> 
> No, the LiveCD does this.  The Installer is a feature of the LiveCD.
> Also, the Installer doesn't do networked installs, anymore.
> 
> > Why nobody removes Gnome, Open-Office from the LiveCD and replace it by
> > a true Stage3? It would be also nice, not be forced always switch of the
> > automatic start of the howl X11-Crap.
> > Default could be the plain shell, as ever, and a message who says the
> > user he could type "installer" (for ncurses-installer) and
> > "gui-installer"  (for X11 with Installer). Gentoo is about choices ;-)
> 
> No, Gentoo is about empowering the user to make choices for themselves
> and providing the tools to facilitate those choices.  It doesn't mean
> that we have to spend countless hours building, testing, and supporting
> media that we find to be rather useless due to its *very* limited
> feature set versus the LiveCD.
> 

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