[Freedombox-discuss] Erlang

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Tue Jun 21 21:53:46 UTC 2011

On 11-06-21 at 10:51pm, Timur Mehrvarz wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-06-21 at 18:18 +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > If you crucially need a certain feature in FreedomBox soon, then 
> > work *today* on getting that feature into Debian, so that 
> > integration of the feature with a Debian system can be tested and 
> > become reliable, in parallel with user interface supporting such 
> > feature maturing, and refinement of boxing such tool onto 
> > screen-less hardware matures, etc.
> I was under the impression that FB was supposed to be a Debian fork. I 
> now understand that Debian will include all of FB. Which makes a lot 
> of sense.

Debian is volunteer driven, so will include what is contributed.  Debian 
is quite concerned about long-time sustainability, however, so it is not 
enough to "give" something to Debian - it needs to be backed by someone 
devoted to ongoing maintaining everything added.

Hope that (too) makes sense :-)

 - Jonas

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