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From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: 31/64: Remove redundant stuff
Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:39:00 +0000

civodul pushed a commit to branch nix
in repository guix.

commit d23931f3a448fddc43d81f774fa83797729910e7
Author: Eelco Dolstra <address@hidden>
Date:   Tue Apr 8 16:10:25 2014 +0200

    Remove redundant stuff
 doc/manual/introduction.xml |   64 -------------------------------------------
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 64 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/manual/introduction.xml b/doc/manual/introduction.xml
index 21b1df1..e0300dc 100644
--- a/doc/manual/introduction.xml
+++ b/doc/manual/introduction.xml
@@ -254,33 +254,6 @@ xlink:href="";>NixOS 
-<section><title>About us</title>
-<para>Nix was originally developed at the <link
-xlink:href="";>Department of Information and
-Computing Sciences</link>, Utrecht University by the <link
-project</link> (2003-2008).  The project was funded by the Software
-Engineering Research Program <link
-xlink:href="";>Jacquard</link> to improve the
-support for variability in software systems.  Further funding was
-provided by the NIRICT LaQuSo Build Farm project.  Development is
-currently supported by <link
-<section><title>About this manual</title>
-<para>This manual tells you how to install and use Nix and how to
-write Nix expressions for software not already in the Nix Packages
-collection.  It also discusses some advanced topics, such as setting
-up distributed multi-platform building.</para>
 <para>Nix is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -297,41 +270,4 @@ Lesser General Public License for more details.</para>
-<section><title>More information</title>
-<para>Some background information on Nix can be found in a number of
-papers.  The ICSE 2004 paper <citetitle
-a Memory Management Discipline on Software Deployment</citetitle>
-discusses the hashing mechanism used to ensure reliable dependency
-identification and non-interference between different versions and
-variants of packages.  The LISA 2004 paper <citetitle
-A Safe and Policy-Free System for Software Deployment</citetitle>
-gives a more general discussion of Nix from a system-administration
-perspective.  The CBSE 2005 paper <citetitle
-Upgrading in a Purely Functional Component Deployment Model
-</citetitle> is about transparent patch deployment in Nix.  The SCM-12
-paper <citetitle
-Service Configuration Management</citetitle> shows how services (e.g.,
-web servers) can be deployed and managed through Nix.  An overview of
-NixOS is given in the JFP article <citetitle
-A Purely Functional Linux Distribution</citetitle>.  The Nix homepage
-has <link xlink:href="";>an up-to-date
-list of Nix-related papers</link>.</para>
-<para>Nix is the subject of Eelco Dolstra’s PhD thesis <citetitle
-Purely Functional Software Deployment Model</citetitle>, which
-contains most of the papers listed above.</para>
-<para>Nix has a homepage at <link

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