Re: Future releases of Debian
Quoting Roland Mas <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Martin Pitt (2003-07-23 17:57:10 +0200) :
> > Besides, what's so bad with the current boot-floppies that they
> > could not be used for another release?
> They're the single most unpopular point of Debian. The installation
> process is universally known to be non-user-friendly. (Note I'm not
> saying it doesn't work.)
>From the user point of view, the new debian-installer looks almost
like boot-floppies (plus some bits of hardware autodetection).
So, quite no step has been done on the user friendliness side.
>From the developer point of view, debian-installer is much more
maintainable that boot-floppies. So, it is going be easier to
make it ready quickly for next Debian releases (boot-floppies
have been the bottleneck of past releases).