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. firstname.lastname@example.org You raise the blade, you make the change... You re-arrange me 'til I'm sane...
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