[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions for the ISO

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Sat Nov 6 16:28:05 CET 2010

Le 2010-11-06 06:29, Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI a écrit :
> On Saturday 06 November 2010, my mailbox was graced by a missive
>   from Margot<margot at otfordduckscomputers.co.uk>  who wrote:
>> It's not just dial-up - many people in the UK only have mobile
>> broadband, which is very expensive if you exceed the minimal
>> bandwidth allowance (for some contracts, only 1GB a month). For some
>> of those people, downloading a DVD-sized ISO would be impossible.
> I understand bending backward to help those people in backward countries who
> cannot download, but should we be bothered with those, in the first world, who
> are too stingy to get a proper Internet connection ?
> Cheers,
> Ron, on the banks of the Paraguay river.

Hi Renaud:

I think it's more of a question of availability. Sometimes broadband 
hookup are not physically available and dial-up as well. Recent advances 
in technology have made mobile hookup available for people in these 
regions. This is true for 1st world and Developing Countries.


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