Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Wed Aug 5 14:03:37 UTC 2009

Seth Vidal (skvidal at fedoraproject.org) said: 
>>> But we didn't remove the useful application: firefox is still in :-)
>> So i take the target audience of this spin is people using applications 
>> in the "cloud" (web services)?
> How about anyone who uses the internet?
> firefox and a terminal  w/ssh gives me access to:
> 1. my email
> 2. all the news in the world
> 3. a system for developing on
> 4. the necessary tools for adding new things to my system
> 5. all the documentation I could ever want
> that sounds pretty encompassing to me.

Moreover, it's a simple, installable liveCD that makes a good base
for anything; after all, we probably have more developers than artists
using Fedora (at the moment) but we don't put developer tools on the
Desktop live CD, mainly because they are too large.


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