[Mageia-discuss] I'd like to start to discuss the possibility of having one language per iso when it comes to full DVD-versions, similar to the Live-versions.

Kira elegant.pegasus at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 02:55:52 CEST 2011

在 Wed, 14 Sep 2011 08:51:15 +0800, Kristoffer Grundström  
<kristoffer.grundstrom1983 at gmail.com>寫道:

> Hi!
> A long time have I wondered why a Swedish man/woman would want to have  
> more languages on his/her iso to install just Swedish as language.
> I'm therefor opening a discussion to perhaps solve this little proposal  
> that I've got.
> Look at the Live-iso's that we have to offer, they come with 16  
> languages each.
> Lets think for a second that a user doesn't want to install a  
> Live-system & to use a large iso with unnessecary languages is out of  
> question.
> How does he/she solve it to install Mageia?
> My idea is that we transform the full-DVD iso to one-language only, but  
> more iso's in the end.
> Like this:
> mageia-dvd-1-i586.iso in a language-dir under  
> ftp://ftp.acc.umu.se/mirror/mageia/iso/1/
> The result is that you shrink the DVD much & you can add other stuff  
> that doesn't fit in the ordinary DVD's for some reason.......perhaps add  
> more drivers.
> I got my idea from looking in the Mozilla-way of showing people how to  
> find their language-version of Firefox, Thunderbird etc.....
> Don't get me wrong about this....... I really really really REEEEEEAALLY  
> love Mageia & I intend to continue using it for all future, but I just  
> wanted to make a proposition that makes the choice of iso much easier.
> Please think about it & discuss the pro's & con's.
A Major question: So you got about 50~60 or even more different ISO

with only difference in language? I think that would cause too much

mirror resource and not too many mirror would like to offer the services.

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