New comps and full package list
thomas.canniot at laposte.net
Sun Jan 14 13:07:33 UTC 2007
Le dimanche 14 janvier 2007 à 18:15 +0530, Rahul Sundaram a écrit :
> Thomas Canniot wrote:
> > I would have understand not to include drivers of a little printer
> > brand, but HP is a major brand and many people has one of their printer.
> > I don't really understand why it shold be removed.
> The second list is about packages not installed by default. Not removed.
> > It is the same for nfs-utils. No operating system is shipped whithout
> > tools to run their own network tools. It would be very bizar not to
> > include nfs-utils as well.
> Explain why nfs-utils is required in a *desktop* spin.
No operating system is shipped whithout tools to run their own network
tools. It is not because it is a Desktop tools that we should prevent
people from sharing files between their machines.
The desktop spin should not limit itself to type document in a word
processing software and to listen to music. We should be able to handle
some basic networks as well, because poeple want to manage their files
and their hardwares (printers...), to share them among a personal
network. If samba-common is included, then nfs-utils should for the same
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