When I talked to Guix, Nix and Mes people around FOSDEM, I learned that Nix people are interested to learn from and reuse the work on reducing and making more readable the bootstrap input to Guix, and that some branch was already in place for testing things out, and I was very happy to hear that.

Now I noticed that already the December release notes for mes 0.19 explicitly mention ongoing Nix work.

@janneke Do you know if the Nix work is in a branch somewhere public?

@clacke yes, it's in eelco's mes-stdenv-bootstrap branch. Last I looked it still uses Guile as a workaround for a bug in the mes-0.18 bootstrap binaries.

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