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[Discuss] Debian officially forked over systemd

I think that's the argument. Simple and proven vs. Complicated and new.


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From: Shirley M?rquez D?lcey [mark at]
Received: Saturday, 29 Nov 2014, 12:50
To: Bill Horne [bill at]
CC: BLU Discussion List [discuss at]
Subject: Re: [Discuss] Debian officially forked over systemd

I don't think that what you ask for is possible. The systemd debate is
outside the realm of anything a suit is likely to understand, even if
you use an entire page.

On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Bill Horne <bill at> wrote:
> On 11/29/2014 12:13 PM, Richard Pieri wrote:
>> "Devuan will derive its own installer and package repositories from
>> Debian, modifying them where necessary, with the first goal of removing
>> systemd, still inheriting the Debian development workflow while continuing
>> it on a different path: free from bloat as a minimalist base distro should
>> be. Our objective for the spring of 2015 is that users will be able to
>> switch from Debian 7 to Devuan 1 smoothly, as if they would dist-upgrade to
>> Jessie, and start using our package repositories.
> Someone, please give me a one-sentence answer I can recite to any suit who
> asks me what the difference is.
> I can't use words like "systemd": their eyes will glaze over. TIA.
> Bill
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