Proposal to drop Ubuntu alternate CDs for 12.10

أحمد المحمودي aelmahmoudy at
Tue Aug 28 12:18:29 UTC 2012

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 02:50:24PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> I would like to propose that, in spite of not reaching 100% feature parity,
> we drop the Ubuntu alternate installer for 12.10 anyway.
> [...]
> So my opinion is that we should drop the Ubuntu alternate CDs with Beta 1. 
> Other flavors are free to continue building alternate CDs (i.e.,
> "debian-installer" CDs) according to their preference, but we would drop
> them for Ubuntu and direct users to one of the above-mentioned alternatives
> if they care about RAID on desktop installs.
> [...]
> Do any of you see reasons for not making this change, and dropping the
> alternate CDs?  Are there shortcomings to the proposed fallback solutions
> that we haven't identified here?
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  Will the text-based installer be provided by the desktop CD ?

 ‎أحمد المحمودي (Ahmed El-Mahmoudy)
  Digital design engineer
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