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Re: Jigdo files for 1.4 GB (8cm) DVDs?

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 05:43:56PM +0100, Alexander Schmehl wrote:
>* W. Borgert <debacle@debian.org> [050103 17:10]:
>> can Debian provide for jigdo files for 1.4 GB (8cm) DVDs?
>> That would be a nice "competitive differentiation", as no
>> other distro - AFAIK - is available in that handy format.
>Does this serve any other purpose than "they don't have it"?  Playing
>disc jockey with ~8 small DVDs, if 2 would be sufficient doesn't sound
>very usefull for me.  Are there any DVD drives, which can only use 8cm
>discs?  Didn't know of any.  Nor did I saw 8cm blank DVDs.

True. Basically, we can provide installation images for whatever media
sizes people want to use, but the more we make the longer it will take
and the more confusion it will cause for inexperienced people looking
to download the official images.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
Is there anybody out there?

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