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Re: 700 MB media

On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 05:53:57PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
>[Steve McIntyre]
>> It costs us very little to generate two sets, and then we can leave
>> the decision of which ISOs to distribute up to the people that do
>> it. The long-mooted cgi script to generate ISOs on the fly from
>> jigdo files would also help here. I'm going to have a look at that
>> shortly.
>Actually, the cost of having multiple overlapping choices cost more
>then just the storage are and build time.
>It cost user confusion (which CD should I fetch), and documenteation
>effort (hopefully the answer to the question "which CD should I
>fetch").  It also cost the distributors extra effort, as they would
>like to have both kinds of CDs in stock to be able to give those that
>ask for it the CD they want.
>For all these logistic reasons I believe we should have as few CD sets
>as possible.  50 MB of extra storage isn't worth the extra confusion
>and hassle.

Actually, that's a very good argument that I hadn't
considered. Consider me convinced... :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
You raise the blade, you make the change... You re-arrange me 'til I'm sane...

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