Re: Concerning (Live) CDs


On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 13:46:14 +0100
Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com> wrote:

> But "use this crappy distro just because it comes with this particular
> software by default" is not a good argument either. We don't want
> people to experience that lack of support.

Yes, indeed. It would contradict the goal of the project, wouldn't it?

I just wonder: What makes you think, I -- and all members of the
marketing list who thought the idea could be interesting -- would
not bother about the quality of support and ask a "crappy" distro for

Well, nevermind. You probably have your reasons. I'm a little bit
disappointed, though.

> I think a website that advertised the software that you care about,
> with help on installing it on whatever distro they have, would be far
> more useful an effective.

Thanks for the suggestion. :-) Unfortunatly, a website is already under

In fact, you and me already talked about it in a short 'footnotes
comments' discussion. You said something like "Don't make us enter all
the data, again" and I replied: "Developers won't need to bother about

It is also already linked in the wiki. [1]

However, the university outreach project has slightly other goals
that you can't reach by using a website -- at least, from my point of
view. But if you like me to stop working on the idea, just say so.



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