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Re: Bug#220301: ITP: entropy -- Emerging Network To Reduce Orwellian Potency Yield

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 07:49:36PM +1300, Mike Beattie wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 11:18:39PM -0500, Joe Drew wrote:
> > A general (non-ITP-related) question: Is ENTROPY related to Freenet in
> > any way?
> It supports the freenet protocol, yes. But it's written in C, not Java.

Ah, that's good.  One of Freenet's biggest barriers to adoption has been
the perverse selection of Java for an implementation language.

The last 2 or 3 times I tried to play with Freenet, I ran into problems
caused, depending on your point of view, by:

1) Free Java implementations sucking;
2) An obsessive dedication on the part of Freenet developers to using
   features only available or operational in Sun's JDK (non-free,

G. Branden Robinson                |     If God had intended for man to go
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     about naked, we would have been
branden@debian.org                 |     born that way.
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