Re: Switch default installation image link?
- Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 14:56:58 +0100
- From: Steve McIntyre <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Switch default installation image link?
On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 01:01:29PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>[ Note Reply-To: set to d-devel ]
>For a number of years, we've been linking to the amd64/i386 netinst
>installer image from the front page. I think it's time to just switch
>that to just an amd64 image for stretch now. The vast majority of the
>machines out there are now amd64, and we're asking people to download
>useless stuff in such cases. i386 users can still find an image for
Happy to see that people agree here.
>I'm *also* tempted to switch from the netinst to the first DVD image
>instead - network connections have improved a lot.
And also happy to go with the flow here and leave things with default
I'll make the changes.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. steve@xxxxxxxxxx
"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that
English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on
occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them
unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." -- James D. Nicoll