Re: a sort of free software greenhouse
On Sun 01 Feb 1998, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On 1 Feb 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > I would like to offer this in general to software projects that agree
> > to develop and use only software that passes the DFSG. Call it the
> > Free Software Greenhouse.
> Sounds like a great idea, and a great name too.
Of course, the abbreviation of Debian Free Software Greenhouse will be
"DFSG", which might lead to some confusion on occasion?
Besides that, "me too".
> PS: it seems to me that the free software movement is nearing critical
> mass...developments over the last few months look like validating my
> personal belief that the days of proprietary software(*) and especially
> proprietary operating systems are numbered. i'd say certainly less than
> 10 years, and probably less than 5.
Yes, and I like the looks of things as they currently stand.
Maybe there's hope yet.
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