[Mageia-dev] 26/01/2011 meeting

Romain d'Alverny rdalverny at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 16:45:41 CET 2011

On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 16:35, Marcello Anni <marcello.anni at alice.it> wrote:
>> > we will be able to create a LiveCD version of Mageia for this alpha
> release?
>> > this is really important as interested people that don't want problems may
>> > want to try it and then install it only when a stable release is ready for
>> > everyday use.
>> As pointed out several times (and will be underlined in all
>> announcements) this Alpha 1 is
>>  - NOT a stable release
>>  - NOT for the average user, it's a developper release
>>  - NOT ready for everyday use
> in fact, a livecd version allow to keep the "funny" side of linux without
> having any risk. so?

Again, that's not the focus of this alpha release. We don't want
people to try it around just to see what Mageia has in reserve,
because they will be disappointed in this regard: take this alpha as
an alpha-developer/packager-technical-raw-preview. It will be ugly. It
will scare Santa Claus. It will make the rain vaporize. It may even
break your neighbour's TV set.

Moverover, for future alpha/beta/finale release, formats to be
released (live, non-live, cd, dvd, other) _have to_ be specified on
the release roadmap/features page (so obviously, there needs to be a
discussion about this for the next alpha). And a livecd will be fine
as soon as we near the final release (or maybe not, that's to be


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