On 05/09/2012 03:07 PM, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> I know I've said this before, but: we should break the CD
> precisely so people can't burn things to CDs. If you must burn to
> optical media, do yourself a favor and burn a DVD, the reduced seek
> is entirely worth it.
I'd like to break CD limit too but we should not forgot there are users
for which CD is top technology from dreams and we have a lot of these
users among some countries... For me personally CD is history, even
DVD, same 1 GB flash drive. We can afford it. But some people can't
and are our users thanks to the ability to get a cheap OS, that can
run on cheap HW and is still modern.
The question is - how many people will be affected? Or should we
provide some fallback option - stripped down CD media size image? And
make the bigger one primary one?
I like the idea of a separate stripped down live CD image.
But it doesn't have to be too stripped down. What if we made the LXDE
and/or Xfce spin's CD size, while the Gnome and KDE live images would be
*braces for the Gnome is our default desktop replies*