[Mageia-dev] 26/01/2011 meeting

andre999 andr55 at laposte.net
Mon Feb 7 18:37:59 CET 2011

Romain d'Alverny a écrit :
> 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.

Right -- Mageia is powerful stuff :)

Point well made.  Our alpha release will be far from ready for the 
average user.  But an essential step in the process.

> Romain


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