FC4 slimfast slimfest

Tyler Larson fedora-devel at tlarson.com
Tue Feb 22 04:01:29 UTC 2005

Havoc Pennington wrote:
>  [...]
>  2) maybe we are willing to consider removing anything,
>     if so I propose this approach:
>  - create "profiles" of complete sets of packages that some
>    common audiences would want; avoid duplicate-functionality/
>    indecision as much as possible in those
>  - try to include/exclude complete profiles
>  for example, a complete "corporate desktop",
>  "mail server", "print server", "file server", "sysadmin
>  workstation", "C programming environment", 
>  "java programming environment", etc.
>  dump entire use cases like that; and dump multiple ways 
>  to do a single use case.
>  Rationale: it's stupid to include half of a use case, since
>  you are already causing that person to go to Extras, you
>  may as well send them there for everything.
> Havoc

Brilliant idea. Solves all our problems, but creates a set of new one.

Like, for example, what will the ISOs look like?

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