Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Aug 5 14:34:10 UTC 2009

On Wed, 5 Aug 2009, Matthias Clasen wrote:

> 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
> solution...

a 1gb usb stick seems not-unreasonable. Jumping to a DVD seems like a 
larger leap, to me.


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