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Re: What to do about the "Official" CD

Quoting jim westveer <jwest@netnw.com>:

> On 6/16/99, 6:27:03 AM, Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> wrote regarding 
> What to do about the "Official" CD:

[snip some other parts]

> > I would also like to suggest that vendors be allowed to "add" items to 
> the
> > Official image and still call it "Official". (Possibly Official Plus)
> > There are lots of occasions where the additions to the CD have 
> absolutely
> > no impact on the rest of the image. This becomes clear when you 
> realise
> > that the "items" they want to add are things like HTML catalogues of 
> other
> > products that will be placed in the root directory of the CD.
> Actually I am in favior of the "Official" images.  I do not think that
> making an "Daves Official" image, would do anything to resolve the
> problems you mentioned above.  Additionally there is already a
> method to adding Vendor specific information on to the slink_cd
> scripts, and there is room on the slink images specifically for
> vendor additions.  (slink.extras) .

Maybe Dale jsut ask us to mention that the CD can be official even
if he just adds a directory and change nothing else. The Vendor Infos
says that Debian Official CD can have add-on CDs not add-on *on* the


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