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by Anonymous Coward (51.255.202.66) on Sun Sep 11 23:46:08 2016 (GMT)
  > Indeed. I think there were even fairly recent discussions on misc@ where the consensus was that the team just didn't have the manpower to take care of it.

That was before they decided to scrap future CD-ROM releases. I guess the time that has been freed up as a result of not having to do anymore CD-ROM releases is now being put to good use.

> This would be an awesome addition, especially for people with not so powerfull machines.

Exactly. Especially those with little disk space. Having said that though, as the FAQ suggests, compiling a system puts a lot of stress on the machine, so is a good way to figure out how good the system is. That kind of test is not suited for all machines though.
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