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Re: Debian violates GPL?

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> CVS is poor for archiving binaries.  For compressed files,
> especially, it is no better than having all old versions around.

I wasn't proposing archiving any binaries.

> Furtermore, you'd need to distribute all the ,v files on the mirrors
> so that people not working from master could get older versions.
> Mirrors would have to have cvs servers running for those that need
> older versions.

I wasn't proposing that the CVS server necessarily be open to
anonymous access.  I was proposing it as a way to make sure we can
satisfy the "source availablity clause" on demand.

Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930

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