New Programs for Hardy?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Fri Dec 7 18:07:30 GMT 2007

On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 05:57:40PM +0000, David Gerard wrote:
> On 07/12/2007, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at> wrote:
> > It happens that there is a large overlap between people who want to install
> > Ubuntu and people who want to introduce others to free software.  For those
> > friends who aren't quite ready to switch operating systems yet, a couple of
> > free programs for Windows can be just the thing to give them a taste.
> Oh, definitely. However, it may be worth making that a separate CD (a
> variant of the Open CD could definitely be brought back in-house) so
> you could fit stuff like OpenOffice on it.

Of course, there are other ways to get at this.  It's just that many more
folks have an Ubuntu CD at hand than an Open CD.

For what it's worth, I agree that having to strip this down to a small
subset, which is getting a bit old, may have now rendered it obsolete, and
I'm not against removing it in favour of, say, expanded local language

 - mdz

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