[SPAM] [Test-Announce] Announcing the release of Fedora 20 Alpha!

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Thu Sep 26 09:10:43 UTC 2013


----- Original Message -----
> Adam Williamson (awilliam at redhat.com) said:
> > On Tue, 2013-09-24 at 19:51 -0700, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX wrote:
> > > On 09/24/2013 07:46 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 2013-09-24 at 17:08 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > > >> Ɓukasz Posadowski (mail at lukaszposadowski.pl) said:
> > > >>> Fedora, you did it again. :) But I hoped you would remember this
> > > >>> time: 5
> > > >>> gigs do not fit on a single DVD. Oh yes, happy birthday.
> > > >> Already filed in bugzilla, not considered an alpha blocker.
> > > > The reason being that 5GB *do* fit on a single DVD if it's DL. And,
> > > > more
> > > > to the point, they fit fine on a USB stick or in a VM, which we figure
> > > > is how most people test these days.
> > > Why not use 7GB then?
> > 
> > We don't 'aim' for 5GB. We aim for the target size - single-layer DVD
> > size - but for Alpha, because it's still pretty possible to test the
> > image if it's over-size, we don't block if it goes over size.
> > 
> > > One ISO with Gnome, KDE, Xfce, Exim, Mingw and Wine?
> > 
> > The DVD already has GNOME, KDE and Xfce, and the other things you
> > mention seem pretty random and special-interest.
> 
> Alternatively, given the 3 product split being proposed at the FESCo/Board
> level, it would seem simpler to drop the DVD entirely. (And there was much
> rejoicing.)

Or producing three smaller DVDs - we would avoid hitting space constraints 
then. There's still some demand for installation DVDs even we do not have
it physical anymore (at least in EMEA).

Jaroslav

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