[Ambassadors] Re: Fedora print magazine proposal from Linux Pro Magazine

Jonathan Dieter jdieter at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 17:04:44 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-09-06 at 11:42 -0500, Paul Frields wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Max Spevack<mspevack at redhat.com> wrote:
> > That means 9,000 DVDS (and 1,000 magazines) that we would probably use as
> > the VAST MAJORITY of our media during the Fedora 12 cycle.
> >
> > We would probably *not* produce a large quantity of separate LiveCDs, which
> > has been the habit for the past several releases.
> In the longer term we really do want to move away from the Install DVD
> to a Live DVD that has more relevant applications and content -- as
> opposed to the kitchen-sink approach of the Install DVD. But
> nevertheless, most people choose the DVD over Live CD because it's
> perceived to be "more == better."
> Given that fact, and being rational about our budget, I think it makes
> sense to leverage this approach to provide most of our distributable
> media. If that's the standard Install DVD, I'm OK with that. We should
> ensure the general community understands the reasons for sticking with
> the install DVD for purposes of this promotion.

Ok, random question.  Could we produce a LiveDVD image that would
include all of the packages on a normal DVD install (if you didn't
customize your choice of packages)?  Or does the desktop SIG have a
LiveDVD image?

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