[arch-general] ArchBang and other derivates resemblance to Arch

Olivier Keun | CAPSTONE olivier at capstone.nl
Mon Feb 7 05:03:15 EST 2011

Sorry Jelle, i think you misunderstood, i definitely do want their support
taken place on their own forums. I merely meant they (ArchBang) should
explicitly _not_ tell users to seek support on our forums -- which is what
is happening now.

2011/2/7 Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl>

> On Mon, 2011-02-07 at 10:26 +0100, Olivier Keun | CAPSTONE wrote:
> > I also have no problem with other distros using Arch as a basis, but the
> > problem is that it causes a pretty big influx of newbies who have no idea
> > how to configure and maintain Arch since they installed a one-click
> > installer.
> >
> > The devs have mentioned before that we want to attract serious, competent
> > linux users, and this goal is in danger of being compromised when Arch is
> > more or less directly associated with distros like ArchBang.
> >
> > This also addresses Jelle's remark; do we want to keep having to redirect
> > users back to the ArchBang forums? Since they get told there to come to
> > ours. ;-)
> >
> Hmm a bit strange, in my opinion a new distro (fork or such) should deal
> with their own support.

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