Pink Plane vs Blue Plane

cg at cg at
Wed Feb 12 14:06:09 UTC 2003

 <squeak-dev at> said:
>Debian has about 10000 packages with many packages that can be used
>"instead" of others. Manu UIs, many windowmanagers, many lowlevel
>graphic layers, many different kernels, many kernel modules, many
>drivers, yaddayadda... C library...

And an extremely well-done dependency system, it seems. Somehow, it got
me from stable 'Woody' via semi-stable 'testing' to what I'm running now
- bleeding edge unstable hacker Debian - without so much as a hickup. 

There's a *lot* to be learnt from Debian.

Cees de Groot          <cg at>
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