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Re: too many deamons by default - F7 test 2 live cd



On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 16:54 +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius writes:
>  > On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 14:26 +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
>  > > Josh Boyer writes:
>  > >  > On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 13:28 +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
>  > >  > > Ralf Corsepius writes:
>  > >  > > 
>  > >  > >  > >From my experience (I've used Fedora with both ISDN and with
>  > >  > >  > DSL Lite), Fedora with ISDN or modem is plain unusable, with
>  > >  > >  > "DSL Lite", the situation is "bearable", but isn't fun (an
>  > >  > >  > openoffice update takes a working-day).
>  > >  > > 
>  > >  > > So don't do that, then.  Fedora doesn't require anyone to yum
>  > >  > > update openoffice.
>  > >  > 
>  > >  > That isn't a particularly helpful comment. 
>  > > 
>  > > Look at it this way: if you really need openoffice updated, then
>  > > update it.
>  >
>  > Well, then you might be able to answer why Core has replaced ca. half of
>  > the core distro since FC6's initial roll-out if there weren't sufficient
>  > reasons to do so?
> 
> Sigh.  One of the advantages of Fedora is that we do frequent updates
> so that you can be sure that bugs are fixed in a timely manner.  That
> doesn't mean that Fedora is totally useless unless you have every
> single update the instant it is released.

>From a user's perspective things are a bit different: 

To be able to follow the benefits of Fedora, you need sufficient
bandwidth. If you can't cope with the bandwidth demands, you're probably
better off using a different distro.

Ralf



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