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Re: [SLE] suse 9
  • From: Ken Schneider <kschneider@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2003 08:57:51 -0400
  • Message-id: <1065013071.5644.12.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 08:14, Rajesh Ganesan wrote:
> Hi,
> Suse9 seems to have only 5 cds. What does this mean - softwares have been reduced or source cds are not included in boxed versions? It was 7 earlier no?
> I have an opinion - Suse can make following choices:
> User can choose to purchase with or without source cds - I suppose only geeks set their hands on them and soho users rarely need them.
> Similarly, either dvd version or cd version can be bought.
> These options can reduce suse's cost of making boxed versions, right?
> Rajesh
Probably not. With all of these options come additional costs for
different packages, more inventory sets to maintain, etc.

SuSE ver. 8.2 PRO had 2 DVD's and 5 CD's with the sources on the second

Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998

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