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Re: Which distribution?

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Subject: Re: Which distribution?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@Julia.DE>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 1997 12:53:42 +0100 (MET)
In-reply-to: <199701221342.OAA07300@kernel.panic.julia.de> from "Ralf Baechle" at Jan 22, 97 02:42:35 pm
Hi all,

I wrote:

> as you have seen I've uploaded several binary packages which together
> almost form a useable Linux distribution for little endian systems.
> Maintaining a couple of tarballs is a lot of work for both the person
> who does the packaging and the sysadmin as user of the package, so
> I want to switch to a real distribution.
> 
> For me the only two options are Debian and RedHat.  Anyway, I'd like
> to let _you_ people out there the choice, so mail me what you prefer.
> Use your chance or I'll flip a coin ...

Ok, no need to flip a coin.  The clear winner is RedHat; I received just
a single vote for Debian.  What I didn't expect was that I would
initiate a little flame bait in which specially Debian friends were
active.

  Ralf

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