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Re: Proposal for new fully free distro based on Debian

On 01/25/2015 08:46 PM, yogesh powar wrote:
>> To me the fact that Indian Government makes yet another fork is not an
>> > argument to make yet another fork. Seems above really only answers "why
>> > must it be Libre?" and I am curious what is your reason to make it a
>> > fork rather than improve Debian itself in the areas you find is weak
>> > currently for your needs.
>> >
>> > My guesses are that a) you feel Debian is "too english oriented" and
>> > that b) you want the distribution tied to a *local* community rather
>> > than the international one of Debian.
> You are right with b. We want a fully free distro (just like
> gnewsense) but with a
> made-in-india tag.

That'd be very interesting. The "Fully free" definition would mean no
binary blobs. Where as, these days, many of the hardware vendors have
resorted to it.

In any case, sticking as close to Debian would be beneficial for the
project's long term success.

And a made-in-india tag would be really nice. :-)

Ritesh Raj Sarraf
RESEARCHUT - http://www.researchut.com
"Necessity is the mother of invention."

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