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Re: bluetooth in default desktop install?



On Mon, 2006-08-28 at 18:25 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-08-28 at 18:21 +0200, Emmanuel Seyman wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 12:01:07PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > > 
> > > The more you add as a default, the closer we get to having 3 CDs needed for 
> > > a "default" install.  Laptops are a part of our userbase.  Are the enough of 
> > > our userbase to further bloat the default install?
> > 
> > As a laptop user who has a cellphone with bluetooth support, I'ld prefer that
> > this stays not installed by default. It's only one yum command away, anyway.
> 
> Sure, its easy for people who know the rpm package names to install it
> from a shell. However, bluetooth is getting to be widespread enought
> that people just expect it to work without having to do special magic. I
> mean, removing it is only one click in the installer or one yum command
> too if you have specific diskspace requirements.
> 
> Of course, bumping us to needing 3 CDs for a default install could be a
> problem. 
> 
IMHO, a lot of users will assume it /can't/ work if it doesn't work out
of the box, before they figure out that they need to install the
packages...

Sam
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