I too have the same opinion and in the same situation as Glen. I have missed
out on the meetings, since only being involved in Lubuntu since yesterday. I
have looked at the applications list and there is too many, Lubuntu could
end up too heavy. This is one of the reasons I sent my first email off in
the mailing lists.

2009/7/1 Glen Bizeau <gbiz...@gmail.com>

> Wow,
>
> I just went through the list if apps, Thats a lot of stuff...
>
> Personally, I think it should be lighter than this, but I guess thats
> what I get for missing the IRC meeting :)
>
> Will we have a chance to vote on these things? or do the IRC meetings
> denote final say?
>
> Glen
>
> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 1:03 AM, Luther Goh Lu Feng<elf...@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > Good to see the sudden spike in mailing list activity. I definitely need
> > time to follow the threads.
> >
> > For those unaware, we have had 3 IRC meetings to discuss the goals and
> > applications of Lubuntu. The logs are at
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/IRC%20Meetings. The objective of the
> meeting
> > was to narrow down the list of applications, and also to decide the goals
> of
> > Lubuntu I urge patience to go through the logs to understand what has
> > transpired so far.
> >
> > I believe the goals of Lubuntu that was decided during that meeting is
> that
> > Lubuntu will be a lightweight distro with appropriate functionality and
> > usability. (Yes, I know that functionality and usability have subjective
> > meaning).
> >
> > The list of applications at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Applicationsare
> > just a list of applications we will choose for inclusion. Generally, only
> > one will be included from each application category.
> >
> > At the meeting, members have decided to include Firefox, OpenOffice.org,
> VLC
> > I am not sure if there will be changes following the discussion on the
> > mailing list. Perhaps this can be discussed in the next IRC meeting?
> >
> > From: Ed Hewitt <edwardahew...@googlemail.com>
> > To: lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 12:13:47 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy &
> > Slow)
> >
> > I would say LXDE is lighter than Xfce, the LXDE developers seem to think
> so.
> > I think 64mb Minimum is enough.
> >
> > 2009/6/30 Andrew Woodhead <andrew.woodhead...@googlemail.com>
> >>
> >> http://wiki.xfce.org/minimum_requirements
> >>
> >> May help to guide
> >>
> >> I'd say 300Mhz CPU + 192Mb RAM
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 3:50 PM, jon york <jr_...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Good point ed,
> >>>
> >>> we are forgetting our requirements, and getting head of ourselves.
> >>>
> >>> so now that we are mostly agreed on being small and lightweight, what
> >>> will be the minimum and recommended specs?
> >>>
> >>> Jon York
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ________________________________
> >>> Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 15:07:11 +0100
> >>> From: edwardahew...@googlemail.com
> >>> To: lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net
> >>> Subject: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy &
> >>> Slow)
> >>>
> >>> I believe its a bad idea having different versions of Lubuntu, having
> >>> different meta packages of Lubuntu is not what lubutnu needs. Its all
> about
> >>> lightweight distro. The Ubuntu guidelines requires the distro to have
> one
> >>> build, lubuntu-desktop.
> >>>
> >>> All we need to do is make sure that this single meta package is bundled
> >>> with a few lightweight apps for the end user to require out of the box
> which
> >>> works well with the LXDE environment.
> >>>
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