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Re: too many CD ISOs

On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 09:52:29PM +1200, Philip Charles wrote:
>On Tuesday 17 April 2007 19:59, Matt Taggart wrote:
>> So how about keeping around a fixed amount of CD images per arch and
>> dropping the rest? I was thinking 3-4, but it might be cool to keep the
>> first DVD's worth of packages, so maybe that would be 7 CDs?
>> Hmm, we have the kde/xfce images too, I wonder if it would be possible
>> to make each of those be unique beyond the base install and they could
>> act as CD 2 and 3 for each other?
>> Are there other reasons for keeping all the CD images around? If not,
>> now is probably a good time to get rid of them.
>After a careful examination of the discs I now recommend the first four 
>CDs and first DVD.
>However, I have had an order, and from the US, for the complete DVD set.  
>This person had good reasons for wanting the complete set.

Ditto - I've sold quite a few complete copies recently to people who
still want them despite realising that they won't necessarily need it

>There are parts of the world that depend on recycled hardware with CD 
>drives and no DVD drive, and poor/expensive internet connections.  So I 
>would say keep the complete sets, but give some guidance about the number 
>of discs needed.


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