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    Xandros gives credit where it’s due
    Submitted by jaycee.uk on Friday, February 14, 2003 – 08:19
    InterviewsDesktopLinux.com is running an interview with Ming Poon and Rick Berenstein of Xandros.

    Halfway through the article, they give some reasons why Xandros is based on Debian, all of which are – of course – positive 🙂

    DesktopLinux.com: Xandros is based on [Debian]. Why Debian? What advantages does this give Xandros?

    Ming Poon: In the Linux community, Debian GNU/Linux is highly regarded by techies as the most secure and solid distribution.

    Category: News 0 comments · read more

    Who should Debian Planet try to interview next?
    Submitted by robot101 on Tuesday, October 15, 2002 – 10:49

    Bdale Garbee (current DPL)
    11% (69 votes)
    Anthony ‘aj’ Towns (release manager)
    15% (100 votes)
    Branden ‘Overfiend’ Robinson (X maintainer, SPI treasurer)
    34% (224 votes)
    Martin ‘Joey’ Schulze (security team, DWN, stable release manager…)
    20% (132 votes)
    Matthew ‘willy’ Wilcox (HPPA/IA64 porter, db[34]/Apache maintainer)
    8% (51 votes)
    Debian Planet crew?
    12% (75 votes)

    Total votes: 651

    Interview with Ian Jackson
    Submitted by robot101 on Saturday, July 13, 2002 – 19:38
    InterviewsI had just noticed it’s been a long time since Debian Planet featured an interview with a Debian personality, when an ideal candidate in the form of Ian Jackson made a rare appearance on IRC. As well as being a former DPL, a current member of the technical commitee and the author of dpkg, the original BTS, debiandoc-sgml, constitution, policy and other documents, and several other free software projects including SAUCE, userv and adns, he holds a doctorate in computer security and is the owner of the machine chiark.greenend.org.uk, home to multiple nefarious internet geeks, projects like PuTTY, and ‘a few other weirdos too’.
    Category: Features 12 comments · read more


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