[Mageia-dev] 26/01/2011 meeting

Marcello Anni marcello.anni at alice.it
Wed Jan 26 18:26:41 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 
> >> > want to try it and then install it only when a stable release is ready 
> >> > 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.

ah ah : ) ok then, i've understood i can't try it : )
> 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
> discussed).

ok, thank you for these infos 

> Romain


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