[RFC] ShipIt CD-RW

john levin john at technolalia.org
Wed Apr 18 12:39:54 UTC 2007

Conrad Knauer wrote:
> RFC = ?

Request For Comments



> On 4/17/07, John Richard Moser <nigelenki at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I've been thinking on ShipIt CDs and the problems with getting them out
>> taking so long.
> [...]
>>   I propose we ship Ubuntu ShipIt CDs on CD-RWs.  This would allow users
>>   to order ShipIt CDs during the Alpha/Beta cycles and up-burn as
>>   necessary.  Further, ShipIt CDs could be dual-branded for reuse in the
>>   next release cycle.
> I can think of a few reasons why this is a bad idea, not the least of
> which is that the alpha/beta versions have big disclaimers to NOT
> install them on production machines (e.g. including because the
> installer itself might do bad things).

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