[TEAM] ISO target size

Bruno Augusto Clemente de Assis brunuclemente at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 17:40:05 UTC 2015

Daniel Mehrmann,

I think we shouldn't forget about latin america too, there is a big
population there and most people doesn't have good internet connection,

2015-02-11 15:30 GMT-02:00 Daniel Mehrmann <daniel.mehrmann at gmx.de>:

> 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 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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