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Re: Bug#712696: debian-installer: Add Cinnamon and Mate as alternative DEs.

On Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 02:28:42AM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>Control: reassign -1 src:tasksel
>Steven Chamberlain <steven@pyro.eu.org> (2014-02-02):
>> Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
>> > Re: Processed: closed by spam, thus reopening
>> The bug wasn't closed by spam, but by Ben Hutchings who said:
>> > We do not have packages of these, and probably never will.  This is not
>> > a bug in the installer.
>> although now I think we actually do, so maybe we want to revisit this.
>> If packaging of those is anywhere near complete, the next thing we'd
>> need are tasksel tasks for these desktops...
>I'm not sure we want to support every desktop environment out there… but
>I guess tasks might not hurt, so punting that to tasksel. And adding
>debian-cd@ to the loop, to get some feelings about whether new images
>would sound like a vaguely sane idea (I'm really not sure).

Adding new image options shouldn't be too difficult, but beware that
we might even start to struggle for space on DVD#1 if we end up with
lots of different desktops...!

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
 as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead

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