Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Wed Aug 5 15:02:43 UTC 2009

On 08/05/2009 05:52 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Nicu Buculei said:
>>> 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.
>> So the audience of the Desktop Live CD, the one featured prominently on
>> the download page (the first item there) and described as "It's
>> everything you need to try out Fedora" is programmers/system
>> administrators?
> Yes, that's why the LiveCD has Eclipse, gcc, and lots of -devel
> packages for programmers, and has wireshark, puppet, cobbler, and
> nmap for system administrators. Wait, what?
> I do not see at *all* how you make the leap from "LiveCD does not
> include Gimp" to "LiveCD must be for programmers and administrators."

The quote is wrongly attributed, Seth made the leap by providing the 
list above with "system for developing on", "tools for adding things", 

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