GeekNews.org Interviews Frank Smith of the Embedded Debian Project
Sep 18, 2000, 06:07 (0 Talkback[s])
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"After a bit of a delay I am happy to announce that Geeknews.org
has finally completed our interview with Frank Smith of The
Embedded Debian Project. The goal of the Embedded Debian Project is
to "make Debian GNU/Linux a natural choice for embedded Linux."
"Geeknews.org: For our readers that are not familiar with
embedded devices, what exactly is an embedded device?"
"Frank Smith: In a nutshell, an embedded device is a
computer that is a part of something else, and performs some
specific function. Contrast that with a desktop computer, which is
a thing onto itself, and can do whatever you want it to
"Geeknews.org: Why go after the embedded market?"
"Frank Smith: Because it's there, and it's big :-)"