DistroWatch: Interview with Judd Vinet of Arch Linux
Aug 05, 2003, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Let's start with the origin of Arch Linux. How did it
"Arch Linux began in early 2001. I had been using the Polish
Linux Distribution (PLD) for a good while and had recently switched
to CRUX, where the developers were a little more fluent in English.
"I immediately loved it. CRUX was simple, elegant, and very
quick and easy to use once you understood how it worked. And
understanding did not take long, because everything just made
sense--concepts and methods weren't complicated unless they had to
be. Per Lidén did an excellent job with it and I happily ran
it for a few months.
"I disagreed with some of CRUX's ideologies, though..."