Re: Diety UI draft
Federico Di Gregorio <email@example.com> writes:
> > No, those with really serious bandwidth limitations or a desire to
> > compile everything from scratch (for security reasons or whatever)
> > would use this option. Others could continue as before.
> It's a Nightmare... just imagine recompiling teTeX, XEmacs, GIMP
> and a couple of other *big* packages... sources+.o during compilation
> goes up to several hundreds of Kb.
It would go up much more than several hundreds of Kb, but that's not
I think we're having communication diffuculty here. I'm not saying
that doing everything from source is for everyone. It's obviously not
something you would like. What I am saying is that for *some* people
it might be an *option* they'd like to have. And for those people,
transmitting the source diffs could be a big win in bandwidth. The
assumption here is that those people have the CPU horsepower and disk
space needed and don't mind using it for this.
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