Re: Bits from the CD team: plans for debian-cd v3.0
On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 06:13:54PM +0200, W. Borgert wrote:
> Quoting Steve McIntyre <email@example.com>:
> > 9. Are business card ISOs actually useful? "Testing" versions of the
> > bc images are very fragile due to deps on exact versions of
> > packages during installation. Unless there are lots of users, we
> > may drop them.
> Yes, business card ISOs are problematic for "Testing", but they
> are useful for "Stable". If we drop them for "Testing" we will
> never have them working when next "Stable" is ready.
> Also, many people have local (partial) mirrors of Debian, e.g.
> in a company or in university. If people create the mirror
> and download a matching business card ISO, everything is fine.
In what ways are businesscard ISOs useful where netboot (not netinst,
netboot) ISOs are not?
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]