Installing from the 3 DVD fedora 8 "Everything" re-spin
beartooth at swva.net
Sat Dec 29 20:03:09 UTC 2007
On Sat, 29 Dec 2007 13:15:09 -0500, David Boles wrote:
> The 'everything' DVD is not a re-spin. Because? There never was an
> everything DVD release.
> None of the contents of the packages were changed. Only the updated
> packages replaced the original ones on the Fedora release. That should
> have been obvious from their page.
An ordinary re-spin, as I use the word -- and especially the
thing -- enables a user to install what's current now, instead of what
was in November, without having to do vast updating to get the current
rpms. A custom re-spin appears generally to be so called.
The everything DVD walks like a re-spin and quacks like a re-spin
on my end -- and such 'abuse of language,' as the mathematicians call it,
has been normal for as much of the history of tongues as is known or can
be inferred from extant evidence.
So if you want to call it an again-spin, go ahead. We'll see
which way common usage goes.
Beartooth Paganus, Staffwright, Sciurivore,
Historian of Tongues from Way Back
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