FC4 slimfast slimfest

Thomas Fitzsimmons fitzsim at redhat.com
Mon Feb 21 22:38:46 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 16:37 -0500, Elliot Lee wrote:
>On Mon, 21 Feb 2005, Andrew Overholt wrote:
>> > Nothing is set in stone, but if you want to write in favor of keeping
>> > something, you'll have to suggest something else of equal or greater size
>> > to axe instead.
>> I'm sorry, but I think this is silly and leads to finger-pointing.  
>> Just because I work on and use Eclipse and lots of the Java-related
>> stuff doesn't mean that others don't see other things as being just as
>> useful.
>> My only other comments are the following:
>>   . there is a very active and vibrant "open source/free java" community
>>   . having these in Core brings in a large segment of Java users who would
>>     normally just download the non-free JVMs
>>   . Eclipse is a well-supported upstream project
>>   . we have people within RH working on all of this
>I agree 100%, and I for one want Java to become much more widely used. At
>the same time, we need to stick with a hard constraint of 4 CD's for
>Fedora Core, and that means cutting out /something/.

Where does this hard constraint come from?


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