There was a letter in this months mag from a guy who wanted a coverdisc with updates for the core distros. While I think this is a great idea for someone with low bandwidth it becomes problematic for someone with a monthly disc to put out. Filling it with updates means no room for other stuff.
From your point of view, it's not a good idea. BUT... it's still not a bad idea for someone to do just that and sell the discs to people who live in areas with low bandwidth. Say, a monthly subscription of a few pound gets them a monthly update disc that comes with all the updates that have come out for their distro of choice.
Everyone's a winner. People who make the discs get a small cash amount to keep them in business. The client gets regular updates without having to get expensive broadband services that may not available in their areas.
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