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* README: Mention pronunciation of "Guix".
* doc/guix.texi (Introduction): Likewise.
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[[http://www.gnu.org/software/guix/][GNU Guix]] is a purely functional package manager, and associated free
software distribution, for the [[http://www.gnu.org/gnu/gnu.html][GNU system]]. In addition to standard
package management features, Guix supports transactional upgrades and
roll-backs, unprivileged package management, per-user profiles, and
garbage collection.
[[http://www.gnu.org/software/guix/][GNU Guix]] (IPA: /ɡiːks/) is a purely functional package manager, and
associated free software distribution, for the [[http://www.gnu.org/gnu/gnu.html][GNU system]]. In addition
to standard package management features, Guix supports transactional
upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management, per-user
profiles, and garbage collection.
It provides [[http://www.gnu.org/software/guile/][Guile]] Scheme APIs, including a high-level embedded
domain-specific languages (EDSLs) to describe how packages are to be


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@node Introduction
@chapter Introduction
GNU Guix is a functional package management tool for the GNU system.
Package management consists in all the activities that relate to
building packages from source, honoring the build-time and run-time
dependencies on packages, installing packages in user environments,
upgrading installed packages to new versions or rolling back to a
previous set, removing unused software packages, etc.
GNU Guix@footnote{``Guix'' is pronounced like ``geeks'', or ``ɡiːks''
using the international phonetic alphabet (IPA).} is a functional
package management tool for the GNU system. Package management consists
in all the activities that relate to building packages from source,
honoring the build-time and run-time dependencies on packages,
installing packages in user environments, upgrading installed packages
to new versions or rolling back to a previous set, removing unused
software packages, etc.
@cindex functional package management
The term @dfn{functional} refers to a specific package management


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