F19 DVD over size - what to drop?

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Thu May 2 12:40:17 UTC 2013

On Thu, May 02, 2013 at 02:37:00 +0100,
   Pádraig Brady <P at draigBrady.com> wrote:
>Why are we tied to DVD-5, 4.7GB (4.3GiB) at all?

I think the target is actually 4 GiB for file system reasons. It makes 
downloading to some older files systems possible.

>Do we distribute DVDs?
>If so couldn't we use a newer DVD standard?
>I can't see any users wanting to burn DVDs
>rather than using USB sticks etc.

This is pretty much what happened with CD images. Eventually this will 
change, but it isn't clear to me that this is the right time to make that 

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