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From: Levi Ramsey (lramsey_at_student.umass.edu)
Date: Wed Feb 05 2003 - 19:24:06 CST
On Wed Feb 05 17:46 -0700, Vincent Danen wrote:
> I hear ya, and this is something I've been asking for for a while.
> Personally, I'd like to to be able to do some R&D on such a beast... it
> would be a nice break from just doing updates. =) I have, in my mind,
> a server OS with the flexibility and intuitiveness of MandrakeSoft, and
> the security of Immunix or Engarde. That's just what I would like to
> see... =) I think a dedicated Mandrake Server without KDE, GNOME, a
> dozen browsers, email clients, IM clients, and the rest of the crap one
> has no use for on a server would absolutely smoke.
Especially if it was guaranteed binary compatible with either the most
recent or second most recent release of the desktop product. Then *all*
the non-server stuff could be stripped out. If someone decides they
*have* to have mutt or something on the server, they can simply download
a package for the compatible desktop version.
-- Levi Ramsey lramseystudent.umass.edu levicygnetnet.net
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