dave at reklan.co.uk
Wed Jan 28 10:36:17 UTC 2015
Very Good point on teh Licencing of Steam forgot about that..
In that case, I will change my mind and go for dropping the games.. virtually
everyone i know who uses Xubuntu (or any linux distro) install the game they
want and very rarely use the one already installed.
> On 28 January 2015 at 09:17 Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org> wrote:
> I would drop all games altogether.
> I don't know how many play simple desktop games in 2015, but I would imagine
> its a lesser number than browser-based game players. Ultimately, it's
> definitely less than people who use social media... That being said, I'm sure
> people will rather log in to Facebook/you-name-it when installing rather than
> play a game of Minesweeper.
> After installation, it's easy enough to install games from the repositories;
> and you get what you like too.
> Dave, I don't know about potential licensing issues, but even without them,
> shipping Steam isn't sensible with any distribution. Only the amount of data
> we would need to ship with every download is beyond insanity – just to install
> a few games the user might or might not play once, let alone talking about
> several times... And who could guarantee Steam/the games even work on their
> On 28/01/15 11:02, Dave wrote:
> > > I would agree, that only one or two of the existing games.
> > > (First thing I do is install the games I actually use).
> > This may get me shot down :-) , but how about including the steam
> > installer undergame with just one or two games..
> > Dave
> > > > > On 28 January 2015 at 08:08 Jackson Doak <noskcaj at ubuntu.com>
> > > > > <mailto:noskcaj at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > I think having some default games is important, but we don't need
> > > more that minesweeper + 1 other
> > >
> > > On 28 Jan 2015 18:55, "Elfy" < ub.untu at btinternet.com
> > > <mailto:ub.untu at btinternet.com> > wrote:
> > > > > > > Discussion started on the subject of removing games from
> > > > > > > the install at
> > > > the last meeting, taking this to the list for more comments.
> > > >
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