Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Wed Aug 5 12:37:28 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 10:00 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> On 08/04/2009 09:51 PM, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> >
> > This has been proposed independently, on the grounds that it is not a
> > very good fit for the live cd audience anyway (where we probably at most
> > need the occasional photo touch ups), and its UI is somewhat
> > unconventional.
> >
> > There is probably not going to be any alternative to this step, due to
> > the hard size limits, but I'd like to give people a chance to comment
> > first, anyway. So, comments ?
> Can you please define the audience of the Live CD? It is the disk we 
> usually handle to people coming at various events to advertise Fedora 
> and honestly I don't feel comfortable spreading discs with no useful 
> applications on them.

But we didn't remove the useful application: firefox is still in :-)

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