Re: Please let's not talk about "clouds"
On Mon Apr 29 2013 05:01:26 AM CST, Richard Stallman <email@example.com> 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.?).