IRC nick(s): HauntedUnix, Alex, ajsmith, asmith, alexsmith, Xander, Alex|Lappy
Role in SMGL: Public Relations Lead
Age/Birthdate: 15 (15-09-1989)
When did you first start using Linux and why?
I began using Linux in around 2001, I'm never quite sure why, I'm just glad I did :-)
How long have you been using the SMGL distribution?
In around January 2005, bascule told me of this amazing distro where you can restore your whole set of packages with a simple command, as I was prone to breaking boxes at the time, it intrigued (sp) me. Now, you're all stuck with me ;-)
What piqued your interest in SMGL initially?
The ability to restore your system, the wonderful community, and sorcery. I happen to like sorcery, despite some of the other devs thinking it's 'orrid ;-)
What future do you personally see for SMGL?
I see a well planned, slow return to popularity, whilst avoiding the rush of lamer/ricers which has hindered Gentoo.
Any personal messages for the Source Mage users out there?
Stick at it, and don't be afraid to ask for help ;-)
What other OS programs/software have you worked on?
I worked on Chron X, for Genetic Anomalies.
vi or emacs?
vi(m). Emacs is an okay OS, it just lacks a decent editor
KDE or GNOME?
Enlightenment or XFCE4
BSD or GPL?
I'd only use GPL for my own code, but BSD doesn't bother me that much. If a developer wishes for their work to be reused anyway, so be it.
Do you have any family?