Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Wed Aug 5 14:23:56 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 10:13 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:

> > If space is really that bad then perhaps it is time to go to a DVD,
> > but rather than use the full DVD create an artificial size limit to
> > minimize download time.
> We can't go to a DVD w/o a lot of problems. CDs are much cheaper to make 
> up and output. This discussion has been had A LOT - going to a DVD as the 
> base live image is not going to happen yet.

I am going to seriously push for targetting a 1GB usb stick for F13.
Continuing to squeeze ever-shrinking amounts of useful content onto a CD
is a dead-end. Localized spins and lang-packs could delay the
inevitable, but rpm seems unable to give us a working lang-pack


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