The future of optical media within the project.

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Wed Jan 12 18:10:43 UTC 2011

On 01/12/2011 06:43 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 17:34 +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>> I'm just wondering if the board has discussed the future of optical
>> media with in the project and perhaps set any dates/releases where we
>> plan to no longer support them.
>> This is just intended to get the discussion going and the pros and cons
>> of continuing to distribute cd/dvd sized images as opposed to ( larger )
>> images targeted against USB flash drives.
> A big pro to abandoning CD size images for the default install is the
> option of including more languages than just English...

A con would be loosing all machines which don't have a DVD reader and 
which can't boot from USB.

That said, at least CD ROM size netinst.iso should remain.


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