LiveCD or No LiveCD?
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 09:12:41 PST 2008
Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> we can look into updating it when a change makes it necessary.
> Sorry, this doesn't work. Such change may be artificially delayed to the last
> moment before the release (as it was the case with ata_piix pretending to pick
> up support for intel IDE controllers but actually failing for laptop drives with
> a host-protected area). Nobody will test it, and the end result would be a
> faulty CD that, e.g., doesn't boot at all or doesn't see a hard disk for a large
> percentage of users.
I'm sorry, but I don't buy your argument. How often would the above
problem arise? The current version works. You are arguing about what
could happen, whatever the probability of a major issue arising. It
might happen, but IMO, it is not likely.
Perfect is the enemy of good enough.
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