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Re: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Reverting to GNOME for jessie's default desktop

On 08/08/2014 12:00 PM, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Aug 08, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
>> I recently spent some time installing community computer labs in rural
>> Brazil. Internet bandwidth was nearly nonexistant[1], so if you were
> I am sure that we could have a great competition for finding potential 
> users with even crappier connectivity and even more obsolete computers, 
> and somebody would improve the record every time!
>> If the xfce iso didn't exist, people in these situtations would
>> not be able to install a usable Debian system.
> I see a solution that would satisfy everybody: whoever is interested in
> supporting this kind of situations could build CD images appropriate for 
> them, and everybody else who does not live in the worst connected parts 
> of the third world can continue using a modern desktop as usual.

I'd suggest something similar, but in the opposite way you did, so I'd
be more confident on calling Debian "the universal operating system".


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