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drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 21:02:14 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 9:17 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> Am 27.11.2011 21:09, schrieb Bernd Stramm:
>>>> If implemented the wrong way, what's wrong with screenshots
>>>> is bloat.
>>> If implemented wrong, everything can be wrong.  That's just a truism
>>> and not a useful review of any proposal.
>> It is useful to point out that the space requirements are significant.
>> You would want an implementation that does _not_ store all this
>> information on installed systems.
>> Separate the advertising part from the packaging part. Make the
>> advertising part available for users that want to see it, and keep it
>> out of the systems that want to avoid bloat
> +1
> one main goal of improvements should be make them optional and give
> power-users who are happy with yum and a stripped down system the
> ability holding their base as small as possible

1) Easy to use interfaces should and do not hurt "power users"
(whatever that buzzword means)
2) Nobody is forcing you (or anybody else) from using the new fancy
app. yum is not going away. You can just remove the stuff you don't
need post install or even in your kickstart file and don't end up with
it at all.

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