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On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 09:45:16PM -0500, Simon P. Hough wrote:
> I am real stuck on the meta-distribution, not for the
> want of trying, but I dont fully understand the
> what it means... Anyone like to explain to Mr Dummy
> here what it means?:)
It means that the distribution is build to provide choices instead of
options. It means flexibility in the development process. Gentoo provides its
users with a high-profile base system on which the user can do what he wants,
instead of use what we provide.
For a template, I think a combination of the terms "development" and
"choice" would be what users should feel when looking at the slide.
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