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Re: suggestions for the CD page

On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 11:01:32PM +0100, Richard Atterer wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 04:02:18PM -0500, Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote:
> > 1) The order of the bulleted items can use some improvement. Here is what I
> > suggest
> >   . minimal bootable image
> >   . downloading with jigdo
> >   . downloading using HTTP, FTP
> >   . downloading using bittorrent
> >   . buy finished CD-ROMs
> I think we've had a few discussions over the years about the best order. In 
> my view, the outcome is that there is no single best order. For example, 
> IIRC I once saw usage statistics which indicated that the majority of users 
> went to "HTTP/FTP" immediately. This makes sense; people don't want to 
> experiment with some strange "jigdo" thing they've never heard of before, 
> they want the full Debian distribution on CD, and they want it right now, 
> without more than a quick glance at the page.

Yes, but torrent is a pretty popular option. At least put that further 
up (before FTP/HTTP).

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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