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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 <steve@einval.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                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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