Re: The first CD
>>>>> "Philip" == Philip Charles <email@example.com> writes:
Philip> It is a question of ordering priorities. Newbies do installs. When
Philip> people do upgrades they usually experienced, at least they are not
Philip> newbies. So ensuring that everything needed for an install is on the
Philip> first CD is helping the people who need it most, newbies. First priority.
Philip> Upgrades are better catered for - second priority. Running dselect after
Philip> the newbie install installed textex et al, emacs, task-debian-devel, a
Philip> mass of development packages and not all of these were on the first CD and
Philip> "needed" is made up mainly of these packages.
For this reason I think we really really ought to get `console-apt'
into Potato. Wow, it sure is nice compared to `dselect'!
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