On Sun 05 Aug 2012 04:43:58 Christian PERRIER escribió: [snip] > So, who will be hurt by dropping support for install with one CD? > In theory, those people lost somewhere in a world of bad connectivity, > where installs cannot really rely on a working network (I still > remember a Debian installation workshop that I tried running during > the rainy season in India......with power, and network, failing every > now and then). > > Those will do such installs with lend over, or copied, DVDs and, > anyway, there is nearly no way we can get their advice about the pain > caused by dropping 650MB CD images. > > That's very probably a very tiny fraction of our users and, here, we > probably can't be universal. For whatI've seen, people who can get a CD image can also get a DVD image for installations without network. And even here in argentina you can't buy a CD- ROM-only player since (at very least) a couple of years. > So, I'd vote for dropping these 650MB images. By keeping them, we hurt > ourselves much more than we're doing any good. My vote goes there too. > As Joss says, 1GB images seem to be the best choice (unless there > would be great benefit in jumping to 2GB images immediately). Well, 2GB flash drives seems to be the most common minimum size for what I know. Kinds regards, Lisandro. -- 14: Para acceder y navegar en internet * Debe tener conexion a Internet Damian Nadales http://mx.grulic.org.ar/lurker/message/20080307.141449.a70fb2fc.es.html Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer http://perezmeyer.com.ar/ http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/
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