2003 | Abstracts

Herding Wild Cats and Related Adventures An Inside Look at the Debian Project

Bdale Garbee

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As a long-time member of the Debian Project and the project's current elected leader, Bdale Garbee has a unique perspective on how Debian actually works. This talk will begin with a history of Debian, how the project is structured, and how Bdale came to be involved in Debian. It will then touch on how Debian manages to deliver more packages for more architectures than any other distribution, and other project attributes that have made it such a success. If you're thinking of joining the Debian project, or are just curious about what it is, how it works, or why it inspires such enthusiasm... this is a talk you won't want to miss!

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