Re: Official Debian image request: Google Compute Engine (was: Re: Please let's not talk about "clouds")
- To: Jimmy Kaplowitz <email@example.com>
- Cc: debian-cloud <firstname.lastname@example.org>, David McWherter <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: Official Debian image request: Google Compute Engine (was: Re: Please let's not talk about "clouds")
- From: Lucas Nussbaum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 4 May 2013 17:20:39 +0200
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On 29/04/13 at 14:55 -0400, Jimmy Kaplowitz wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 5:54 AM, Lucas Nussbaum <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Now, "official Debian image". I don't think that for EC2, "official" has
> > been explicitely defined. It could mean "generated and provided by
> > Debian", "recognized by Debian as being 'pure'", but also "part of the
> > list of default images on GCE" (that would be "official" from the GCE
> > POV, not from the Debian POV).
> > Could you clarify what you are aiming for?
> This will be official from Google's perspective quite soon.
OK, thanks for the clarification.
> We consider it
> worth addressing the obstacles preventing Debian from considering it
> official, but this will take longer than the week before Wheezy's release.
> Doing it properly will require further collaboration within Google and with
> Debian over the months ahead.
Indeed, and it would be a great achievement to have software and
procedures for Debian images for Cloud infrastructures that Debian can
consider official, on the same level as CD/DVD images.