The future of optical media within the project.

Frank Murphy frankly3d at
Thu Jan 13 14:46:55 UTC 2011

On 13/01/11 14:27, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> Their iso size falls within CD size yes and their target audience are
> people that are running old hardware

I would disagree,  I run XFCE on all my quad-cores, duos, singles,
and have quite good broadband.

but other DE like Gnome and KDE > should not be forced to that size image

I would agree!, but to quote the opening post:
"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"

No mention of any particular Desktop.

if they want to deliverer better
> out of the box experience  for their target audience

This has been quantified?

and they would have
> a plenty of room to do so with a larger iso that could be burned on DVD
> or some 1G or 2G or 4G usb flash drive depending on what they were
> aiming at.

But the knock on effect is in reality, leaving out those devs and users,
who live ouside the so called "First World" (and some within)


Frank Murphy
UTF_8 Encoded
Friend of Fedora

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