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Re: [Debconf-discuss] Debian wine, again?

[Bernelle, please don't top-post]

On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 1:48 AM, Hideki Yamane <henrich@debian.or.jp> 
> I bought Debian wine @Debconf9 in Spain, and wonder there would be 
> another Debconf wine in "winelands" beautiful South Africa :)

Quoting Bernelle Verster (2016-04-03 11:15:42)
> I think beer would be a better bet :) I say this tongue in cheek as my 
> personal preference is beer, but I do have two other reasons for 
> saying this:
> 1. I don't know any winemakers in SA who are passionate about Debian 
> or open source generally, mainly because I don't know winemakers. But 
> I'm sure the community can rustle someone up.
> 2. Many of our open source community members (specifically in the Cape 
> Linux Users Group are avid beer brewers. One, Honingklip [1] brewery's 
> Mark Ter Morshuizen even made it his day-job. We have a local brewing 
> club in the Cape, called the South-Yeasters, and they have an annual 
> competition to make interesting beers. So we could brew a Debian beer, 
> have a few requirements and let the brewers come up with their 
> offerings. The logo design on its own would intrigue me!
> E.g. the beer could be an amber ale (to go with Debian red) ... , it 
> has to be an open source recipe ... I dunno, something like that.

A rule for the competition could be that it should be a fork of FREE 
BEER¹ - i.e. use same freely licensed brand and recipe.

I am not much of a beer drinker myself, so bonus points for also making 
forks of OpenCola².

 - Jonas

¹ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Beer

² https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenCola_%28drink%29

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