Re: slink is gone, goals for potato?
On 5 Mar 1999, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Bruce Sass <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.