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Re: slink is gone, goals for potato?

On 5 Mar 1999, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Bruce Sass <bsass@bms.freenet.edmonton.ab.ca> writes:
>    > Do you mean the base system or the install floppies?  I'm not planning
>    > to change the base system, but there will only be one or at most two
>    > install floppies plus a drivers floppy.
>    Both.  Like it or not, "base" is part of the installation; if you don't
>    touch base then the installation is still 8 or 9 disks. [...]
> Blah.  The idea is that most people boot from CDROM.  The unfortunate
> few who don't have a bootable CDROM boot from an install floppy or
> two.  Most people then install from CDROM or network.  Even fewer
> unfortunates have to put in all the base floppies.
> I don't see too many base floppies as being half the problem of too
> many install floppies.  Of course, that's only my opinion and anything
> that can reduce the base floppies is still a good thing, but it's
> completely orthogonal to my project.

Oh, i c.  
You are not working on "graphical boot-floppies",
you are working on a GUI for the installation.

I hear "boot-floppies" and automatically think of the entire file set
that EZ keeps uploading.

- Bruce

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