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Re: making the i386 livecd fit



On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 20:01 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Jeremy Katz (katzj redhat com) said: 
> > > While that's 30MB on disk, using bzip2 as an approximation, that would only
> > > save about 3.5MB of CD space. Still may be worth doing.
> > 
> > I've been pretty vocally opposed to removing documentation in the past.
> > Because if the documentation is interesting to ship for the real case,
> > then it's also interesting for being on the live images.  Especially as
> > they're installable.  And especially as we start looking at things like
> > deltarpm where having those bits on the disk to begin with matters
> 
> But is it interesting to ship for the real case, or should it be in
> a separate package? For example, I'm not sure that 
> /usr/share/doc/ghostscript-8.61/Humor.htm is really relevant in all cases.

Another argument in relation to docs and languages is that a lot of the
documentation we ship is only available in a handful of languages anyway
(in practice, only English), so it will not really help the people for
whose benefit we include all those languages anyway...


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