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Re: [SLE] SuSE 7 Deluxe
  • From: ethant@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Greg Thomas)
  • Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 07:48:56 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008020748260.7433-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>



On Wed, 2 Aug 2000, Derek Fountain wrote:

> > > According to a SuSE add in c't, there will be two versions,
> > > Personal and Professional. The first one has 3 CDs, 3
> > > newbie-compatible handbooks (installation, configuration,
> > > applications) and 60 days of installation support. The
> > > Professional version comes with 6 CDs or 1 DVD, 4 manuals and 90
> > > days of installation support. Personal'll cost 89 DM,
> > > Professional 129 DM, the update SuSE Linux --> Professional 79
> >
> > A small correction: the Professional Version comes with 6 CDs _and_ the
> > DVD.
>
> What's going on the DVD, and why? Must be something really
> big or another CD would suffice.
>
> <CYNICAL>
> Or perhaps SuSE is looking to take advantage of the fact
> that most people can't yet copy DVDs and will therefore buy
> the packaged set instead of copying a friend's CDs?
> </CYNICAL>

I believe it's all about choice, the same stuff is on the 6 CDs that are
on the DVD.

Greg


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