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Re: Linux format review: Fedora Core 4



On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> > This argument is valid. Dial-up users does not download isos over
> > their dial-up connection, they either 1) download at other place (at
> > work, a friend), 2) borrow and copy the discs or 3) wait (in my
> > country like 3 or 4 months after a release) for a computer magazine to
> > come out with the discs included. So for them the content of the
> > install set is very important.
> >
> 1) and 2) can be done for individual packages too. In fact for both
> these cases, downloading what they want instead of whole ISO images
> makes a lot more sense

Just if you go all the way to figure out which packages you need
(considering all dependencies and all), and go download them one
by one from work or somewhere else...

Bundling EXTRA into ISO images solves that problem though.


> regards
> Rahul

--behdad
http://behdad.org/


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