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Re: SEUL: Observatons

Greg Bell wrote:
> J. Otto Tennant wrote:
> > [... I delete a lot ...]
> > > Dan Stromberg wrote:
> > >
> > >     What happens if a user doesn't want X?? If the whole basis of SEUL
> > > is dependant on X then that user gets left out.
> > >
> > > > Just do the X config first.  A CD-ROM has plenty of room for X servers.
> > >
> > >   Please lay this beast to rest.  First there isn't a cdrom, second
> > > there isn't a SEUL (YET) and the first prototype will probably be disk
> > > based.
> >
> > The S. E. U. L., these days, will have a CD-ROM drive, 16 MB of RAM,
> > more than 512 MB of disk, and a fairly capable monitor.
> The above doesn't ask if the 'targeted' system will have a cd player but
> instead say the SEUL will be released on a CDROM.  If you have read the
> list you have seen that this idea has popped up and will not go away.
> The creation/maintenance/distribution/costs/manpower involved for a CD
> rom distribution are just too great for SEUL to take a chance on it.
> Not that at a later date this might be viable but for pity's sake there
> isn't even a SEUL program (for the time being) why waste our time and
> energy discussing a CDROM distribution???

I believe we could persuade one of the numerous linux-cdrom-issuers to
press something for us.
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