[Mageia-dev] Mageia 3 final set of isos

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 10:20:15 CEST 2012

On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Sep 2012 09:40:27 +0200
> Anne Nicolas <ennael1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi there
>> So here is the discussion about what isos we should keep or have for
>> final release. We had several (many!) proposals on that topics and we
>> need to take some decisions.
>> Here are some prerequisites I can see for what I can read in comments
>> and review about Mageia on the web.
>> - provide a full open source software version
> Is that necessary? Instead you could have a checkbox "install
> optional proprietary software" in the installer.

This allows for example magazines to distribute it

>> - provide CD iso(s) so that it can be quick to download (people having
>> low band-width or paying depending how much they use it)
>> - provide live version(s)
> IMHO you could simply go for CD == live (and installable).

But we have a huge amount of live CDs currently because you can't fit
a full GNOME or KDE desktop with all locales on a single CD

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