Dropping Gimp from the live cd

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 18:08:46 UTC 2009

On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Gerald Henriksen<ghenriks at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Aug 2009 09:36:49 -0700, you wrote:
>>On 08/06/2009 09:27 AM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>>> Well, I think this thread has conflated a few issues by now:
>>> - should the desktop spin be limited to a single CD in size?
>>> - should the desktop spin have best of breed apps for any demo-able
>>>   use cases?
>>> - should we highlight these on fp.o, instead of doing a spin?
>>> There's probably some others that I've missed. But until we
>>> answer the first, we can't really logically work on the second,
>>> I think.
>>The answer to the first is another set of questions:
>>- Do we still have areas of the world where a livecd will work in a
>>computer but either burning or booting from livedvds or liveusb is
> Does the move from i586 to i686 eliminate the cd only machines anyway?

No, i686 goes back to the Pentium Pro where there where no DVD readers at all.

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