Paul W. Frields stickster at
Wed May 2 00:21:51 UTC 2007

We have a neat Making Fedora Discs guide, but it needs some extra love
before the release.  When I started worrying about how to update this
document so late, and yet have it make the release, I realized I was
thinking about it all wrong:

1.  Including the document in the fedora-release-notes is relatively
worthless; once you have a system installed, you've either burned the
discs already, or didn't need to.

2.  Putting the files on the ISO images is similarly worthless.

I was thinking the following idea is much more logical:

1.  Torrents and mirrors should carry a single tiny ASCII file,
README-Making-Discs, which will be a one-sentence link to -- that URL carries
the full document in all its newfound glory.

2.  Revising the existing R-B-I document is not a big job and will only
take about an hour -- but it will produce a lot of fuzzy strings for
translators.  However, they'll have several weeks to fix the PO files,
because the real document can be published on the fly, as late as the
day before the release (and errata issued just like any other doc).


Paul W. Frields, RHCE                
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