NixOS RFC 136 approved: A plan to stabilize the new CLI and Flakes incrementally

In this web content, the author discusses a plan to stabilize Flakes and the new CLI incrementally. They explain that the command-line interface of the store-only Nix command will be stabilized first, followed by other components. The author acknowledges that while Flakes has become popular, it was initially meant to be an experimental feature and its stability was not guaranteed. However, the author notes that they cannot make drastic changes to Flakes that would break existing code. The author also mentions the need to split the CLI into different layers and address unresolved questions. Overall, the content highlights the popularity of Flakes among new Nix users.

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