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Re: Any news about Blends in tasks selection (Was: Debian Installer Jessie Beta 2 release)

Quoting Bas Wijnen (2014-10-14 19:19:36)
> I have heard about [Blends] for quite a while, indeed, but I must say 
> that I never entirely understood what they are.  I'm guessing I'm not 
> alone in this.  So let me write what I think they are, and then you 
> can correct me.  I've read the explanation on the wiki, but I'm still 
> not sure if I understand it right.


This is the canonical definition: 

If that's the text you found confusing, please do help by elaborating 
what was confusing about it.

>>>> Well, Blends and "the desktop situation" could be considered 
>>>> orthogonal.
> Do all blends work well with all desktop environments?


> I can see how some blends would focus to make things work perfectly 
> with one of them only.  In such a case, it makes sense to omit the 
> desktop selection after such a blend is selected, or at least let the 
> blend define the default.

Good point!

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