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Re: Any news about Blends in tasks selection (Was: Debian Installer Jessie Beta 2 release)

Quoting Andreas Tille (2014-10-16 08:47:19)
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 07:49:32PM +0200, Bas Wijnen wrote:
>> On occasion, I've needed a single-use system; something that boots up 
>> into an application and that shuts down when that application exits. 
>> (Having the full power of Debian in the background is a nice feature, 
>> but mostly unused.)  For example, for dancing rehearsal I want the 
>> instructors to be able to switch their computer on and have the sound 
>> program start up without any interaction.  It isn't hard to set this 
>> up, but if I want to tell other dancing instructors how to do this, 
>> it requires more steps than I would like.  I've tried making custom 
>> live CDs, with a special package that does these things.
>> Would this use case also be a reason for creating a personal blend?  
>> Or even an official one?
> Jonas has answered this question.  I'd like to add that I'm no fan of 
> "personal" things since you spoil the idea of forming a team around 
> the idea.  I could perfectly imagine such a Blend and every specific 
> application is a separate "task" (in the Blends slang).  So you can 
> assemble those people with the goal to run one dedicated application.

And I fully agree with Andreas: I assumed you were talking about "Debian 
Blends" as defined at 
https://wiki.debian.org/DebianPureBlends#Terminology and that you 
therefore really a generally reusable Blend (sparked by personal _needs_ 
which I see as a perfectly fine drive for creating a Debian Blend).

I am sorry if I twisted your meaning.

 - Jonas

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