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Re: [gNewSense-users] why we started from the distro we started from

From: Marcos Guglielmetti
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] why we started from the distro we started from
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 02:31:24 +0100
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El Mar 21 Nov 2006 04:57, rek2GNU/Linux escribió:
> (beware that I'm a  Spanish speaker...)
> What I don't understand is one thing .....
> all of this communities (fedora, debian, gentoo...) have people that
> believe firmly  on Free Software totally and others that don't as
> much... and they are divided..
> why and why can't be  that ll this people from this 4-5 "linux" distros
> forget about the rpm vs .deb  emacs vs vim for once and  come together
> and create from ground up a new distro? most of you will say *to much
> work...* not really and  if the time we spend complaining about this
> distros we did spend it actually with some creativity and development we
> will succeed, now may if you will will ask/say  *what this have to do
> with the topic in question?*, well is simple
> we have the name.. (gnewsense) we have some incentive, we have some
> people (all of us in this list ) why don't we just build a 100% free
> distro from the ground up? I mean is not that difficult trust me..
> not to build it.. I have 87 Gentoo servers that I modify for our needs
> (that is why I choose gentoo )  on my company, I know well how to build
> a distro from 0  to 100, so at least
> why don't we focus instead of complaining on what distro should we *pull
> from* and let's keep pulling from Ubuntu for now till we can become *our
> own body* with our own character?
> in resumen:
> lets not worry about if pulling from Ubuntu is ok or not... lets worry
> about one day having our own voice and not dependent on decisions of
> other developers in other distros that don't really care about the
> freedom we desire.. *lot of work* but we have a lot of passion that is
> something that can move mountains :-)

There is a distro that already does what you said, and it's 100% free software 
too: Ututo XS:

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