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Re: website: say what Guix is at the very top

From: Pjotr Prins
Subject: Re: website: say what Guix is at the very top
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2018 22:59:50 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sat, Jan 27, 2018 at 01:20:29PM -0500, address@hidden wrote:
> The Guix software environment manager creates user environments that
> are completely and independently specified by users. Guix users are
> never are stuck needing software that a Sysadmin can't, won't, or hasn't
> installed. A Guix user can run multiple, differing environments
> simultaneously and can replicate any environment on any Guix run-time
> platform.  Guix provides system-wide environment management when
> appropriate to the run-time platform.  Creation, modification, and
> upgrade are atomic and roll-back is instantaneous, so Guix users and
> sysadmins are never stuck with a broken user environment or system.
> Guix implements a functional specification of package, user, and system
> configurations using the Scheme language.  Guix complies with the FSF
> Four Essential Freedoms and Free System Distribution Guidelines and
> provides easy and immediate access to the exact source being run.  By
> default, Guix uses pre-built package substitutes from the Guix build
> farm and mirrors but users may build any package, or a complete system,
> from package developer sources.

I like it in principle. It invites people to read further. 


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