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Re: distro or add-on?

> > At 03:35 рм 19/04/2001 +0000, -cEnsE- <cense@mail.ru> wrote:
> > >As JFM stated, i did volunteer to help out where i can but to what extent
> > >i will be able, i dont know.
> >
> > Welcome and good luck in your programming endeavors. About time ...
> > Yes we all know that we may all mean well but may not have the time.
> >
> > >I was not stating that Indy should just pretend its not RedHat under the
> hood
> > >but i was just wondering whether someone who wants Indy would have to
> install
> > >RH first. I dont think that would be good.
> >
> > Indy has always been (AFAIK) a RedHat derivative that is an
> > improved distribution but the fact that it is a distribution is making
> > it harder for it to catch on. I still feel and think that an add-on
> > package is the way to go.
> >
> > What about this? An add-on package and a distribution provided it takes
> > minimal work to setup. So what I am saying is let us give the chance to
> > existing RedHat users to try Indy (maybe even with an uninstall option)
> > and if they like it they can keep it. Next time they can get the Indy
> > distribution ISO from wherever. I think I just made a 180 degree turn
> > but this is another option and I am interested to investigate all
> > available options. In the end it all depends on how much work is
> > involved on this. I still like the add-on since there is so much
> > information on installing RH and then you just slap on the Indy package
> > and you have a much friendlier desktop machine.
> Ok, I agree with you here. Both is better than just one. That would
> take more effort and time but in the end i see it as more desirable.
> I dont think i ever disliked the idea of the add-on but i was just
> wondering if it was going to be the only way.

I would say you are putting the plough before the oxen.  Because the immediate
problem is build Indy.   We willl see later for the add-on versus full distrib.

My personal taste is to make a full distrib (for motivation) as long as I don't

have resources for both.  But if I get them then I would like to have an add-on
since this would make Indy more useful.