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Re: Distro name

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Distro name
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:36:39 +0100
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) skribis:

> However, I’ve come to think that we don’t necessarily need a separate
> name for the distro, but we do need a name for the module name space.
> The obvious solution would be (gnu ...).  There’d be modules like
> (gnu packages openssl), which does not mean that OpenSSL is a GNU
> package, but I think that should be clear in this context.  Anyway,
> that’s the option that I like the most currently.

It seems we went on discussing a distro name, but that turned out not to
solve the module name space issue.  :-)

So I’ll rename the (distro ...) modules to (gnu ...), because that’s
nicer and more meaningful (“a distro of the GNU system”).



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