Some good labelling system so we know it is xubuntu-gutsy-alternate rather than ubuntu
shirishag75 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 00:07:24 UTC 2007
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> Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 22:56:33 -0500
> From: "Jim Campbell" <jwcampbell at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Some good labelling system so we know it is
> xubuntu-gutsy-alternate rather than ubuntu
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> I don't think that adding the dates would be the way to go just because some
> people use rsync to update their images to the latest version. It saves
> them download time, and also saves some bandwidth. The rsync-updating
> approach wouldn't work if there were different time-stamped file names for
> each new image.
> Also, if someone needs to verify the date of their image for some reason,
> they could just check the md5sum. I think there's even a date-related file
> included in the ISO image somewhere, but I don't recall what it is off-hand.
> I'll bring this iso-filename matter up to the team that builds the images
> soon. I'll try to see if there's been any discussion on this elsewhere
> first, though. I have to imagine that it's come up before... Maybe there's
> a reason for it being the way it is.
> jwcampbell at gmail.com
I would be interested to know if you do find anything if such a
discussion took place before for I'm sure they had this same issue
when kubuntu was launched or should have been unless they had seperate
repositories or some other means of differentiation that we have no
idea about. Thanx for reminding me of rsync though :P
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