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Re: Please let's not talk about "clouds"

On Mon Apr 29 2013 05:01:26 AM CST, Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> wrote:

>           Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs
>           To Useful Systems - is an open-source software infrastructure for
>           implementing "cloud computing" on clusters.
> And why say "open source"?   It should say "free/libre".

Actually, it shall say none of it. Absolutely all
30 000 packages in Debian are free software, it adds
no information to say that in a long description,
and this should generally be avoided in Debian.

>           Eucalyptus works with multiple flavors
>           of Linux including Ubuntu, OpenSuse, Debian, and CentOS.
> How about changing "Linux" to "GNU/Linux"?
> Ubuntu, OpenSuse, Debian, and CentOS are all GNU/Linux distros.
> Is it even possible to run Eucalyptus plus Linux (the kernel)
> without the rest of the GNU/Linux system?

I'd say, scrap that part too (why should we care
about other distros in our long descs.?).


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