On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Mike Frysinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 09:59, Rich Freeman wrote:
>> I'm a bit concerned that the future of linux on the desktop is going to be
>> one where your choices are things like Android, ChromeOS, Ubuntu, Gnome OS,
>> or a "KDE OS." Each one would have its own package managers, repositories,
>> distros, APIs, etc. Clearly there is some benefit from the vertical
>> integration (Android and ChromeOS have a very high level of polish, and
>> Ubuntu is approaching this often by just writing their own stuff). Instead
>> of working to influence other projects (which can be frustrating), big
>> distros are looking to just eliminate dependencies outside of themselves.
>> This will be a big challenge for a smaller distro like Gentoo. Obviously we
>> can't just go write our own Wayland replacement, even if we did essentially
>> make our own "systemd" of sorts.
> you're aware the ChromeOS is built on top of / with Gentoo right ?
"Gentoo" is defined by portage and the portage tree. If we remove
that, the end result is no different than compiling stuff manually in
Slackware or by hand.
Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team