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Re: DebianScience Live

Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> writes:

> On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Chris Walker wrote:
> >> What about the projects at http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScience/LiveCD
> >> ? What features are most important that aren't available yet?
> >
> > What I meant to say is that it looks like the debian-live effort is
> > active and will release DVDs with lenny. Is anyone around here trying
> > to get a science image included as well? Would it have an audience?
> I think it has an audience but I have no time to work on it personally.
> If something would like to work on this I would like to strongly advise
> to do this in the blends scope which means:
>     - base the script which creates a live CD on the tasks files (either
>       directly or indirectly by including the metapackages)

Yes, that's exactly what I propose - a science task that depends on
all the science metapackages (though as the contents are too big for a
DVD, it will have to be a DVD/USB key).

>     - mention "Science" on one single place as a variable to enable other
>       Blends adopting the code.


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