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Re: [SLE] SuSE 7 Deluxe
- From: samelash@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Samy Elashmawy)
- Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2000 13:05:47 +0000
- Message-id: <184.108.40.206.20000808130547.0106e448@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 09:36 AM 8/8/2000 -0700, Michael Hasenstein wrote:
>Samy Elashmawy wrote:
>> At 04:06 PM 8/6/2000 +0200, Pep Serrano wrote:
>> >On Wed, 2 Aug 2000 17:18:02 +0200 (CEST), Lenz Grimmer wrote:
>> >>The DVD contains some more commercial packages that simply did not fit on
>> >>the 6 CDs.
>> Hmmm, It seems like a ploy to hit custoemrs for more money. They just
>> raised the price for what is basicly the same as 6.4 to make a deluxe
>> package , and then trimmed it down to create a standard one at a cheaper
>> price with only three cds.
Thanks for the editional info , especialy for the unknown upgrade edtion.
The manuals do come in handy. Are they also on disk with the version that
has no manuals ? That way you can at least print out a few pages when needed ?
>WRONG. The prof. edition will have much more support and 4 instead of
>just one manual. Those who don't need either one can get the update
>edition, which gives you more (now the 6 CDs and the DVD edition
>together) at about the same price as before. Unfrotunately we don't have
>the update edition mentioned anywhere on www.suse.com right now... it
>was introduced for just that purpose: to not raise the price for
>> I was more than willing to spring $29.99 for each new incremental version
>> and heve been since 5.3
>> I will not be able to continue this pattern at $59.99 (www.chumbo.com) a
>You don't need to unless you want the manuals. In this case you have to
>pay that much, and I don't see why not.
Are they on disk if not in the package ?
>> pop. On top of that I still dont have a dvd either.It looks like I may just
>> wait and see how stable 7.0 and may even wait for 7.1.
>??? The DVD is now always included with the Professional and the Update
>Edition. Makes no sense to distribute is as a separate edition, we found
>out. People who have a DVD still want the CDs, because they might want
>to install on a computer whithout DVD at some time.
>> >Does the CD include as well the whole 6 CDs?
>> >I feel usual that the users with DVD not only want some extra comercial
>> packages, any DVD user would desire to avoid a 6CD installation.
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