Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Thu Aug 6 11:56:41 UTC 2009

On 08/06/2009 12:49 PM, Matej Cepl wrote:
> Toshio Kuratomi, Wed, 05 Aug 2009 09:39:01 -0700:
>> I don't think Nicu and Gerd are talking so much about random features
>> that random users want to try... I think they're talking more about the
>> best of breed software and "killer apps" that allow people to see the
>> quality of programs written via a free software approach.  In this vein,
>> GIMP and firefox are both projects that are showcase pieces.  They show
>> people that free software can be quality software that is a valid
>> alternative to proprietary offerings from Adobe and Microsoft.
> Well, if we want to follow this logic, than we should throw a lot of
> stuff before removing OpenOffice.org from it, right?

OpenOffice.org is not removed since due to its size it was never part of 
the Live CD :p

I had to explain more than once to various people who tried only the 
Live CD about the size constraints and that OOo is indeed part of our 
distro and is available on media, just not on this particular format/spin.

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