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Re: Branding as separate distro vs. add-on to Debian

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 12:37:04PM -0400, Geoffrey Thomas wrote:
> I work on Debathena, which packages MIT's Project Athena clients

Any reason not to build these as official Debian / Ubuntu packages?

> as well  
> as configuration for network logins, integration with MIT's 
> authentication infrastructure, etc.

... and do the configuration using proper debconf usage?

> We often see people confused about Debathena as a separate OS, with  
> comments like "I already installed Ubuntu and I don't want to  
> triple-boot".

This confusion could be solved if the packages would be official Debian
/ Ubuntu.

Kind regards



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