Rev for Linux (was Re: iPadding around?)

viktoras d. viktoras at ekoinf.net
Wed Feb 3 04:54:09 CST 2010


I agree :-), still

a) is also valid for developers of any other existing Linux distribution 
- given enough motivation, people manage to cope with their plates;

b) if onRev server is included, then it is not limited to development, 
but can also be deployed as a server (you know LAMP, so this could be 
LAMR or even RAMR ;-) ).

Viktoras

Richmond Mathewson wrote:
> On 03/02/2010 12:17, viktoras d. wrote:
>> what about creating our own Debian based Linux distribution?.. We 
>> would give it a name of Revolinux with most of the system management 
>> utilities (or GUIs for these) written in RevTalk, its own software 
>> repositories. This would provide a lot of opportunities and 
>> motivation to test and polish Revolution on Linux. Revolution engine 
>> could also be an integral part of the distribution, well, the paid 
>> version of it ;-). And it could be released with integrated and 
>> pre-configured onRev server as well.
>
> that's a wonderful idea! And, like most wonderful ideas will "die a 
> death" for
> 2 very simple reasons:
>
> 1. Most people have enough work on their plate already.
>
> 2. "Revolinux" would be fantastic for development purposes; but I 
> cannot see
>     end-users installing it 'just' to run somebody's standalone; can 
> you ?
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