ITWire have interviewed Anthony Towns, DPL about the project and the efforts needed to progress Debian.
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Towns sees bigger changes happening in other areas. “Debian has a very strong emphasis on internationalisation, and supporting users and contributors in every part of the globe. We've seen earlier this year how easily Bhutan bootstrapped DzongkhaLinux, a version of Debian customised for the local language – as China and India improve their information technology, where Microsoft sees the potential for billions of dollars in licensing fees, we see the possibility for billions of new contributors; and to me that's a lot more exciting than any amount of money.”