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Re: Fedora 7: The Linux Knight in Shining Armor?

Em Terça 23 Janeiro 2007 13:18, Rahul Sundaram escreveu:
> Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
>   Will Fedora become like
> > [KU]buntu, where you have a CD ISO to do the installation and everything
> > else should be downloaded from on-line repos? If this is the case, I
> > think it's a step back, specially for those with low speed connections,
> > who could just copy a DVD ISO from someone else with a high speed
> > connection.
> Oh, another point btw. It wouldnt be a step back at all since the whole
> of Fedora Extras was not available in the media officially. Now some or
> all of these packages might be. So it is definitely a improvement either
> way.

In this, I disagree with you. Of course there are loads of software that is 
not in the installation media. But on the other hand, there are loads of it 
in the DVD (or multiple CDs) that is readily available once you copy it from 
someone who have downloaded the ISO(s) with a high speed connection and that 
would have to be downloaded separately if the installation media was shrunk 
to fit in one single CD. I see this as a step back.
However, if it will be possible to have a complete set of packages in a set of 
DVDs, as you have mentioned in your previous e-mail, then this would be 
definitely a improvement.



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