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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Cleanup installation files, make them more modular
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2012 23:13:01 GMT
Am 10/27/2012 12:58 AM, schrieb Ariel Constenla-Haile:
> On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 12:47:56AM +0200, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>> I don't see the context to bad inet connections. Maybe you can tell
>> with some other words?
>>
>> When we do the restructure then we will have less content on the
>> mirrors. But for the user there is no change as they still have to
>> download all files that are necessary to do the installation; maybe
>> less when they explicitely disables some applications and content
>> that are currently be installed by default.
>
> If I understood this approach, the tiny installer downloads all the rest
> at install time, that means you need a good internet connection at
> install time.

Not really, the installer can first download everything that is 
necessary and then start the installation. It should be technically also 
possible to continue a download where it stopped due to an interrupted 
inet connection.

So, at the end it's up to us how to design the tiny installer.

Marcus


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