Re: Debian on the shuttle
> It is possible to build an operating system from software which
> is available from ftp/web sites around the world. Typically
> one starts with the Linux kernel and adds GNU utilities and
> compiler. However, building an functional operating system
> from workable parts can be an enormous task for non-experts.
> Fortunately, a team of 200 persons from around the world collaborating
> via the internet has assembled an working operating system from
> these freely available peices and developed a simple installation
> procedure. The result is the Debian GNU/Linux operating system.
This would be a good paragraph to put in an article, not a press release.
Also, while it is possible to build an OS as you describe, the person who
would even _consider_ doing so is way out of the target audience of 99%
of computer magazines. Let's not shoot over their heads and confuse them.
Bruce Perens K6BP Bruce@Pixar.com 510-215-3502
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