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Re: GNU protocol

On Fri, May 08, 1998 at 10:03:03PM -0700, Darren wrote:
> This might not be the right place, but I figure it's a good place to start...
> What is considered polite with packages that don't (seem) to be maintained by
> the original author... say a package that came from sunsite that hasn't been
> updated since '95 and the email address in the package is no good...
> I'm not really looking for what's legal but what's considered good manners if
> you would like to see the program start progressing again??

There is some discussion of this in Eric Raymond's new "Homesteading the
Noosphere" -- http://sagan.earthspace.net/~esr/writings/homesteading/


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