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Re: Bug#139945: ITP: prokyon3 -- a multithreaded MP3 manager and tag editor for Linux.

On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 12:47:55AM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 09:29:14PM +0100, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> > > And confrontationally pointing this out to people every time they use
> > > the word 'Linux' alone to refer to the OS is extremely anti-social.  
> > 
> > And still not giving credit to people who wrote the biggest part of
> > the OS after being corrected isn't anti-social?
> Didn't somebody say this program used qt? There were times when _you_
> would have been shot by RMS for claiming qt to be a part of GNU.
> Don't get me wrong: I somewhat symphatize with calling it GNU/Linux,
> as long as we are talking about the Operating System itself. But if we
> start talking about dependancies, why not call it 'a multithreaded MP3
> manager and tag editor for GNU/Linux/XFree86/qt/foo'?

Lookup my post and see to which 3 lines I replied.

> > > RMS
> > > is a genius and a hermit.  What's *your* excuse?
> > 
> > There are people on IRC who call me "the Dutch RMS". Maybe that says
> > enough about me. And is RMS really a hermit?
> The thing is: RMS is around for a long time and really changed the
> world. The only visible thing I've seen from you is bitching about
> giving something proper credits. Don't get me wrong, I'm sure you did a
> hell of a lot more for the Free Software Community than I did, but I'd
> prefer RMS finishing the NM process and evangelize us himself, while
> you'd get the Hurd port released ASAP.

RMS isn't going to finish his NM process anytime soon because he is
too busy. And I don't think he's going to subscribe to a high traffic
list as debian-devel. :)

Jeroen Dekkers
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