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Re: A registry for distributed sources and binaries

From: Tobias Geerinckx-Rice
Subject: Re: A registry for distributed sources and binaries
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:37:34 +0200
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OK, one more...

On 24/07/2016 7:48, Jookia wrote:
> I think the clearest system is a way to have multiple guixes 
> installed at once. Other package managers need not do this, but as 
> long as the daemon compatiblity is kept it should be fine. There 
> could be a guix-jookia, guix-nonfree for those that really want to 
> run it on their nonfree systems.

Eeh. IMO, let's not drag unfree software into this. It's not the
motivation, and I can't see it helping anyone's cause or mood.

> These would have their own internal system with maximum freedom for 
> experimentation.

Freedom! \o/

> Getting users to install these systems would be the hard part.

That's what gets me. This is Guix, for Stallman's sake. If anyone should
be able to pull it off... :-)

Kind regards,

T out

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