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Re: (forw) Switch to graphical installer by default?

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Christian PERRIER wrote:
> I was fearing that. So at the end, the question becomes: do we trade
> on accessibility for the default Debian Installer and therefore need
> to put some specific note in the Release Notes.
> Or do we stick to "The Universal System" concept and therefore leave
> the only accessible installer as default. (which indeed makes the
> installer not universal either because of several missing languages).
> I'm really balanced on this as I personnally care about *both* of
> course.

It is not clear to me how accessible the initial splash screen --- the
one with currently contain the choice between default, graphical, and
advanced installation options --- is.

*If* that screen is accessible, then maybe an option could be having the
graphical installer by default, but clearly labeling the non-graphical
installer option with something that explains it is more accessible.

My (tentative) rationale is that it'd be easier for someone who is in
need of accessibility to discover the best option for them (thanks to
the accessibility of the splash screen), than for someone who is in need
of a non-English language to discover theirs (because the splash screen
is not translatable, so they're more likely to take the default option
in English and hope it'll get better afterwards).

Just my 0.02€,
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