When will Lion be released on DVD and not through the App Store?

I know this is probably not the right place to be asking this question but from whay I heard today that Lion will only be released through the App Store. I sure hope Apple changes their mind on this before July since I don't have the bandwidth to do this and I don't doubt that their are millions of other that are in the same boat.

They won't; at least they aren't with the new Mac mini and MacBook Air. They're taking a page from the WIndows world and putting a recovery partition on the hard drive rather than including reinstallation disks.
http://www.apple.com/macosx/recovery/
There is nothing from Apple to indicate that Lion will ever be available on DVDs (they will sell it on a USB flash drive starting sometime next month) nor that Apple will include separate installation media with any new Mac.
Regards.

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