[Freedombox-discuss] arkOS

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Wed Nov 20 16:11:01 UTC 2013

Quoting Markus Sabadello (2013-11-17 16:29:41)
> Here's an interview where [Jacob] talks about the project, and about 
> differences to FreedomBox: 
> http://redecentralize.org/interviews/2013/09/12/05-jacob-arkos.html

Here's a transcript of the comparison at 00:15:30-00:16:30:

> With arkOS I am really trying to focus on just self-hosting at the 
> moment. Being able to easily install and manage this content by 
> oneself, and that's the first goal. We won't go on to anything else, 
> until we get that goal complete and working well.
> Freedombox [...] basically designed to do a lot of the thing that 
> arkOS does, but it also puts a focus on internetworking between 
> devices, creating sort of - as I understand it - a mesh topology 
> between the different devices, rather than doubly relying on the 
> internet that we use everyday.  That's something that arkOS might 
> consider doing in the future, but like I said, we wanna do one thing 
> well first before we even consider moving on or creating mutual 
> strains.

I agree with Jacob that it makes best sense to make each independent box 
working dead user-friendly first, before tackling the added challenge of 
collaboration across boxes!

 - Jonas

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