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Re: The term "Custom Debian Distribution" (Was Re: [custom] The term "flavor" and encouraging work on Debian)

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On 2003-12-03 12:24, Fabian Fagerholm wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 12:17, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > On Tue, 2 Dec 2003, Fabian Fagerholm wrote:
> > > The term suggests that the distribution is "not-Debian", which is
> > > unneccessary and confusing.
> >
> > As non native speaker and also in general I try to avoid joining stupid
> > naming discussions.  But here is the weak part of the name we have
> > choosen which has definitely to be clarified in an announcement of those
> > people who invented the term.
> If some of the people who participated in the Debcamp Custom
> Distribution BOF (see
> http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-nonprofit/News/2003/20030717) are
> listening, perhaps you could elaborate? (Cc'ing Mako Hill since he was
> referenced as one of the driving forces behind the meeting.)

hm, I've added a definition to the wiki:

  A Custom Debian Distribution (CDD) is a version of Debian that is tailored   
  for a particular situation/target group out-of-the-box. 

  Any changes necessary to Debian to support this particular situation/target  
  group arge merged back into Debian whenever possible, improving Debian as a  

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