I never understood what all the fuzz is about until I saw this talk at fosdem this year: https://fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event/guix/
I really liked all the features presented, unfortunately I am not in an environment where I could use guix, but it is def. something I keep an eye on.
I’d like to read a comparison of Nix and Guix from someone who has used and thought about them both. One of the maintainers of Guix wrote this a couple of years ago, which is informative, but I guess I’m interested in:
For each system:
From the point of view of a very casual Nix user (no Guix experience, so I will not speak on that):