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Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 13:09:16 +0000
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From: David Starks-Browning <starksb AT ebi DOT ac DOT uk>
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Subject: Keeping base, adding standard.
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On Friday 22 Mar 02, Christopher Faylor writes:
> Now that we have clickable categories, I think we should consider not
> making "Base" the default installation, defaulting to something like
> "Standard" instead.
> Standard would include things like:
> base +
> bzip2
> bash
> clear
> tcsh
> less
> vim
> telnet
> ssh
> cygrunsrv
> mutt
> perl?
> python?
> shutdown?
> ssmtp
> unzip
> zip
> The rationale is that people can still select a minimal install with
> base but still choose a usable setup with Standard.

Those all look good but I would definitely exclude perl and python
from this list.  They are both quite large.


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