[TEAM] ISO target size

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Wed Feb 11 17:39:21 UTC 2015

On 11/02/15 17:30, Daniel Mehrmann wrote:
> Am 11.02.2015 um 15:22 schrieb Pasi Lallinaho:
>> While the media size is one of the concerns, it's not the only one.
>> Download times are an argument for keeping as small as possible; the
>> smaller our ISOs are, the less time they take to download. Of course,
>> if something is considered essential, then it can be added, but the
>> starting point should be to not include anything that isn't essential.
> Well, basicly you're right of course. But if i'm looking to europe,
> the last defined internet connection bandwith at home by the european
> commission was 4 mbit. This was somewhere 2006. 2014 the european
> commission upgraded the target size to 30mbit(!) for a average
> internet connection at home.
> I think we don't need to talk bandwith in north america
I think that we might need to ;)

I don't think that everywhere gets the huge speeds one sees talked about.

As far as Europe is concerned, this bit of it isn't generally all that
good either (UK)
> or for example  japan. Well, about africa, i have to admit, i have no
> sizing ideas.
> What i'm trying to say is, that is internet bandwith is growing very
> fast and we're at a point, where we should looking forward and no
> longer backward. Yes, you'll find special cases with a small internet
> connection always, but the most of them (>90%) shouldn't have a big
> problem if the iso size up to 2 GB.
> Yes, i'm voting for a "somewhat" below 2 GB iso size.
> Regards
> Daniel

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